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18 December 2019
View news from Bangladesh HC Questions Legality of Govt Decision to Import Beef
BANGLADESH - The High Court today questioned the legality of the government's decision to import cattle meat from abroad in spite of its surplus production in the country....
10 September 2019
View news from Bangladesh Producers, Stakeholders Demand Restriction on Beef Imports
BANGLADESH - Meat and milk producers and stakeholders yesterday demanded restricting beef imports citing that it would hurt domestic producers....
12 August 2019
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Markets Gain Momentum
BANGLADESH - The cattle markets in Dhaka have started to gain momentum with buyers turning up in increased numbers, ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to be observed in the country on Monday....
09 August 2019
View news from Bangladesh Illegal Cattle Markets Sprouting in Sylhet Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha
BANGLADESH - With Eid-ul-Azha approaching fast, illegal cattle markets are being set up in various areas across Sylhet sadar upazila....
24 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Feed Crisis Worries Cattle Farmers Ahead of Eid
BANGLADESH - Cattle farmers in flood-affected northern districts fear incurring huge losses from sale during upcoming Eid-ul-Azha....
22 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Fodder Crisis Hits Cattle Rearing in Flood-affected District
BANGLADESH - Cattle rearing in flood-affected areas of Lalmonirhat is severely affected for lack of green fodder due to rising floodwaters in Teesta and Dharla rivers for the last one week....
17 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Bangladesh to Stop Cattle from India
BANGLADESH - The government has decided to halt smuggling of cattle from India to ensure fair price for local farmers and traders during the Eid-ul-Azha....
07 June 2019
View news from Bangladesh Villagers Clash Over Beef Sales in Brahmanbaria
BANGLADESH - At least 22 people sustained injuries as two groups of villagers in Brahmanbaria locked in a clash following an altercation over selling beef....
06 June 2019
View news from Bangladesh Beef Price Hiked Ahead of Eid
BANGLADESH - Just ahead of Eid-ul-fitr beef price has soared in the kitchen markets of Dhaka since Tuesday....
27 May 2019
View news from Bangladesh Coloured Beef Seized at Dhaka New Market
BANGLADESH - A mobile court conducted by Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) today seized around two maunds of colored beef from New Market area of Dhaka....
09 May 2019
View news from Bangladesh DSCC Mayor Blames Extortion for Spiralling Beef Prices
BANGLADESH - Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon has pointed to extortion in the cattle market for soaring price of beef during Ramadan....
06 May 2019
View news from Bangladesh DSCC Fixes Beef Price at Tk 525
BANGLADESH - The Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) today fixed the prices of beef at Tk 525 and buffalo at Tk 480 for the holy Ramadan, which are Tk 75 and Tk 60 higher respectively than the last year’s prices. ...
11 December 2018
View news from Bangladesh WB Approves $500 Loan for Dairy, Livestock
BANGLADESH - The World Bank (WB) on Saturday approved a $500 million loan to help improve livestock and dairy production to meet the growing demand for egg, meat and milk and raise nutritional intakes of the Bangladeshis....
13 August 2018
View news from Bangladesh Shortage of Cattle this Eid Most Unlikely
BANGLADESH - The country is unlikely to face a shortage of cattle during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to meet the demand for sacrificial animals, say officials....
14 May 2018
View news from Bangladesh Beef Price Placed at Tk 450/Kg for Ramadan
BANGLADESH - Ahead of the Ramadan, the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) authorities have fixed the price of beef per kilogramme at Tk 450....
01 February 2018
View news from Bangladesh Govt to Stop Cattle Import from Neighbouring Countries
BANGLADESH - In 2016-17, country’s meat demand was 7.14 million tonnes, but the production was 7.15 million tonnes where the ratio of demand and production was 1:1....
18 September 2017
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Not Subjected to Quarantine Pose Health Risks, Say Experts
BANGLADESH - Cattle are being brought in over the borders without being put in quarantine, posing a health risk to humans and livestock for diseases that might arrive and spread undetected....
04 September 2017
View news from Bangladesh Buyers at Dhaka Cattle Markets Wait for Last Minute Price Cuts
BANGLADESH - The sale of sacrificial animals in Dhaka’s makeshift cattle markets geared up as customers thronged the different markets to collect their animals on the last day before Eid-ul-Azha on Friday....
20 June 2017
View news from Bangladesh Imported Cattle: No Sale Without Medical Checkup
BANGLADESH - The authorities concerned at a meeting took a decision not to sell imported cattle in any local market across the country before conducting medical checkups of the cattle....
21 February 2017
View news from Bangladesh Strike Spikes Beef Prices in Dhaka
BANGLADESH - Beef sold at Tk 500 a kilogramme around the capital yesterday with butchers hiking prices by Tk 30 to Tk 70 following their six-day strike and a weekly meatless day on Sunday....
20 February 2017
View news from Bangladesh Bangladesh Livestock Die of Unknown Disease
BANGLADESH - An unknown disease has killed at least 40 cattle in Kaliganj upazila in the last one week, creating panic among the farmers....
24 November 2016
View news from Bangladesh Urban Cattle Rearing in Bangladesh Needs More Regulation, Say Researchers
BANGLADESH - Researchers from the Bangladesh Agricultural University say livestock rearing in urban areas poses risks to public health and not enough has been done to tackle these problems....
21 January 2015
View news from Bangladesh Poultry, Cattle and Sheep Can End Bangladesh Hunger
BANGLADESH – Investing in livestock agriculture can meet Bangladesh’s growing food demands and stop poverty, a conference heard on Saturday....
27 September 2010
View news from Bangladesh Bangladesh Anthrax Outbreak Hits Beef Industry
BANGLADESH - Bangladesh's government says it has gone onto a war footing to combat a major outbreak of anthrax that has infected hundreds of people and threatens to wreak havoc on the country's beef industry....
06 September 2010
View news from Bangladesh More Anthrax Cases in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - The number of people infected in an out break of anthrax in Bangladesh has risen to more than 300....
31 August 2010
View news from Bangladesh No Anthrax Cattle In Dhaka
BANGLADESH - Livestock minister Abdul Latif Biswas has said that no Anthrax-infected cattle will be allowed to enter the capital. ...
23 August 2010
View news from Bangladesh Suspected Anthrax Outbreak In Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - At least 112 people have so far fallen ill with suspected anthrax, contracted from consuming meat of ill domestic animals recently in northwestern Bangladesh, health officials have said. ...
10 July 2008
View news from Bangladesh Govt Slaps Restriction on Meat Import
BANGLADESH - The government has imposed restrictions on the import of meat as a precautionary measure amid global concerns of mad-cow disease outbreak, officials concerned said yesterday....
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