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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...
05 January 2007
View news from India Veterinary centre for Bodo heartland
INDIA - Encouraged by the growth of the livestock and dairy sector, the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) has decided to set up a veterinary sub-centre at Aiechara Digaldong. ...
26 December 2006
View news from India 2006: A year of challenges and new initiatives
INDIA - The year 2006 threw up a number of challenges in the agriculture sector, which needed immediate as well as long-term responses. The year also ended with a number of new initiatives taken by the Government in agriculture and allied sectors. ...
22 December 2006
View news from India Application of tech to improve condition of cattle emphasised
INDIA - "Application of new technologies, particularly molecular biology and bio-fuel technology, can improve the quality of livestock and livestock products. This will transform the lives of farmers by raising their socio-economic status." ...
21 December 2006
View news from India Treating infertility, a common problem in cattle
INDIA - Infertility in cattle accounts for major economic losses in dairy farming and dairy industry in India. Maintaining an infertile animal is an economic burden and in most countries such animals are driven to slaughterhouses. ...
11 December 2006
View news from India Herd the news? Buffalo breeders milking demand
INDIA - Buffalo breeders in the State have a reason to celebrate as the prices of all varieties of buffaloes are shooting up sky-high. This is thanks to the rise in procurement prices of milk as a result of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation...
09 November 2006
View news from India Ban on cattle movement lifted
INDIA - The Kerala Government’s temporary ban on the entry of cattle from Tamil Nadu has been lifted. ...
01 November 2006
View news from India Transport of cattle to Kerala banned
INDIA - Transport of cattle, sheep and pigs to Kerala has been banned till November 11....
25 October 2006
View news from India 'Check illegal cross-border cattle transport'
INDIA - The Animal Welfare Board has urged the State Government to take immediate measures to check the illegal transport of cattle from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and prevent unauthorised slaughter and sale of meat. ...
13 October 2006
View news from India Allow cattle export to Bangladesh: BSF
INDIA - Border Security Force on Friday said smuggling of cattle from India to Bangladesh has emerged as the "biggest challenge" for the force and favoured legitimisation of bovine trade to check the menace....
06 October 2006
View news from India Cattle transportation fuels anarchy in Mangalore, India
INDIA - The root-cause of all mayhem witnessed in Mangalore and surrounding areas from Wednesday was traced again to illegal transportation of cattle to abattoirs. ...
28 September 2006
View news from India India - Cattle population declining
INDIA - The cattle population in the country has declined from 169 million in 1991-92 to 154 million in 2002-03, Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation G K Vasan said here yesterday. ...
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