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26 October 2009
View news from India Organisation Cares For Old, Sick and Disabled Cattle
INDIA - Members of a non-profit organisation in Asureswar village under Nischintakoili block, give diseased and old cattle a home to prevent them from being sent to abbattoirs, with the support of local villagers....
22 October 2009
View news from India Indian Exports Stabilise As Trade Restrictions Rise
INDIA - Indian beef and buffalo meat (cara-beef) exports marginally decreased 0.8 per cent year-on-year in 2008 to 480,000 tonnes swt. ...
11 August 2009
View news from India Plan to Vaccinate 410,000 Cattle against FMD
INDIA - The district administration has made extensive arrangements to vaccinate 410,000 cattle in 30 days to protect them from foot and mouth disease, Collector M. Jayaraman has informed....
28 July 2009
View news from India Mass Cattle Deaths Cause Panic in Kashipur
KASHIPUR, INDIA - Thousands of cattle and poultry including cows, calves, buffaloes, goats and hens in many villages under Kashipur block have died in the last couple of days, triggering panic amongst the people, especially the farming community. ...
07 July 2009
View news from India India Loses US$4.45 billion to Livestock Disease
INDIA - India losses 4.45 billion US dollars (Rs.20,000 crores) per year due to the adverse effect of performance of the animals because of some diseases....
06 July 2009
View news from India Anti-poverty Schemes Have FMD scare
INDIA - Success of the UPA Government’s poverty alleviation programme has a correlation with the foot and mouth disease (FMD) among the livestock population of India, according to Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar....
03 July 2009
View news from India State Considers total Ban on Cow Slaughter
INDIA - The State government proposes to impose a total ban on cow slaughter in the State and will be redrafting the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Preservation Act -1964 to effectively implement its provisions....
18 June 2009
View news from India India's Fading Livestock Breeds
INDIA - A recent survey on biodiversity highlights the threat faced by India's livestock breeds. ...
24 February 2009
View news from India A Lesson in Parasite Infections on Livestock
INDIA - Experts from Queen's University are in India today to advise the country on how it can reduce parasitic infections which destroy plants and animals....
12 February 2009
View news from India Cow Water: New Soft Drink for Indian Hindus
INDIA - India's Hindu nationalist movement is set to launch a new soft drink made from cow urine. ...
12 January 2009
View news from India Foot and Mouth Controls in India
INDIA - The government of India, is to allow vaccination of livestock against foot and mouth disease....
06 January 2009
View news from India India Insures it's Cattle
INDIA - The Indian Government has decided to launch a cattle insurance programme aimed at extending support to farmers to insure their high quality milch cattle....
17 December 2008
View news from India India to Increase Beef Production
INDIA - Indian beef production is forecast to rise by 5% in 2009, due to strong export demand and increasing domestic consumption according to analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia....
24 October 2008
View news from India Epidemic Among Indian Cattle
INDIA - The bovine population of a village under Mahakalpada block here is under threat by a mysterious cattle disease. ...
07 August 2008
View news from India Vaccination for Cattle Begins
INDIA - The Indian Animal Husbandry Department has formed 21 teams of vets and staff to administer the vaccination programme against foot and mouth disease for cattle in all the villages in Nagapattinam district....
01 April 2008
View news from India Bullock Prices At An All-Time High
INDIA - In the most suicide-prone Yavatmal district of Vidarbha, the price of a pair of bullocks has crossed Rs 1.65 lakh. "It's the highest ever price. So far, the prices ranged between Rs 50,000 and Rs 70,000. ...
20 September 2007
View news from India ‘Declare Livestock Sector As A Farm Activity’
INDIA - The need to declare the livestock sector as an agricultural activity was emphasised at a two-day symposium on ‘Livestock Industry - A Key Driver of Agriculture’ organised by the Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) which...
11 September 2007
View news from India Cattle Waste-Biogas Project Wins ‘Best Green Power Plant’
MUMBAI - In order to reduce the dairy complex’s greenhouse gas emissions and to prevent the improper disposal of the animal wastes, the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) had installed and commissioned this demonstration power generation facility...
17 August 2007
View news from India Cattle Deaths Not Due To Bt Cotton, Claims Ministry Of Environment
NEW DELHI - The Government today denied reports that cattle were dying after grazing on Bt cotton fields. ...
13 August 2007
View news from India A Whole New Genartaion Of Nutraceuticals
INDIA - Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB ) has made its new foray in animal feed segment by launching a range of technological innovations in the field of dairy nutrition. ...
19 June 2007
View news from India TN Curbs On Cattle Transporting: Beef Traders Close Shops
INDIA - The beef traders of the town have closed down their shops indefinitely on Monday demanding the State Government to interfere to solve the problems in transporting cattle from Tamil Nadu. ...
14 June 2007
View news from India Fodder Scarcity May Affect Livestock Health
INDIA - Livestock is at the heart of rural economy, and according to the latest Economic Survey, accounts for nearly 5% of the country’s gross domestic product...
08 June 2007
View news from India Mystery Disease Strikes Cattle
SAMBALPUR - More than 150-odd cattle have succumbed to a mysterious disease at Dimirikuda and under Deogarh district. ...
04 June 2007
View news from India Anthrax Kills Six In Orissa's Koraput District
BHUBANESWAR - Anthrax has killed six people and affected 32 in a tribal-dominated Orissa district in the past fortnight, say officials. ...
29 May 2007
View news from India Indias NDC Meet To Focus On Farming
NEW DELHI - The National Development Council meeting here tomorrow is expected to witness a brainstorming session involving the Centre and the states at the highest level to thrash out a robust strategy to push up the current sluggish agriculture growth...
24 May 2007
View news from India Capital To Be Free Of Stray Cattle By August 2008, MCD tells HC
INDIA - The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Tuesday submitted an affidavit in the Delhi High Court stating that it would make Delhi a stray cattle-free city by August 2008. ...
09 April 2007
View news from India This straw is breaking dairy farmers’ back
INDIA - One man's meat is another man's poison. This is what has happened with the skyrocketing of price of wheat straw, 'turri'. Though the farmers fretting over private players keeping away from procurement have got a reason to smile, the dairy farmers...
23 February 2007
View news from India Keeping the cows off the grass
INDIA - The hills may no longer be alive with the sound of groovy cows, if the Swiss Agriculture Ministry means business. Piqued by the fact that quite a number of farmers are not abiding by European Union norms operational since March 2005 prohibiting...
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