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05 March 2013
View news from India Training Equips Rural Women with Agricultural, Business Skills
INDIA - A training programme to enhance the entrepreneurial and agriculture technology skills of a network of rural women called ‘Info Ladies’ was held last week from 26 – 28 February....
22 January 2013
View news from India Mandatory GM Labeling on Packaged Food
INDIA - On 1 January, 2013, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, formally implemented a rule which stipulates that every package containing food derived from products of biotechnology shall bear at the top of its principal display...
03 January 2013
View news from India Mobile Cattle Health Facilities for Gulbarga District
INDIA - From January 12 five districts in the Gulbara region will be provided with mobile health services for cattle. ...
28 December 2012
View news from India Merial to Acquire Animal Health Division of Dosch Pharmaceuticals
INDIA - Merial, the Animal Health division of Sanofi, has announced that Sanofi has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the animal health division of the Indian company Dosch Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, creating a market entry for Merial...
13 November 2012
View news from India Dairying Linked to Healthy Beef Prospects
INDIA - According to a USDA report, India's Buffalo exports have risen from 609,000 tonnes in 2009 to a projected 2,160,000 tonnes in 2013. This is partly attributed to the growing dairying sector which, since 2003, has grown three to four per cent annually....
08 November 2012
View news from India Global Beef Markets - the India Effect?
ANALYSIS - India's beef exports are forecast to climb 29 per cent higher. What affect will this have on global beef markets, asks Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite editor....
05 November 2012
View news from India Indian Beef Exports Soar in African, Middle Eastern Markets
INDIA- After the release of a global beef exports forecast by the USDA predicting India to overtake Brazil, Australia and the US it is interesting to look at where Indian beef has been exported in recent years. For 2011-12, Indian beef exports surged...
20 September 2012
View news from India Indian Buffalo Meat Exports Grow to Record Levels
INDIA - Indian buffalo meat exports have grown to record levels in the last two years, making India the fourth country in the world to export more than 1 million tons of bovine meat annually, according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. ...
10 July 2012
View news from India Steps to Minimise Suffering in Culling Praised
INDIA - Humane Society International and the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organization have praised the government of Andhra Pradesh for committing to follow international guidelines relating to the euthanasia of affected animal populations...
20 April 2012
View news from India India to Become World's Largest Beef Exporter
INDIA - India is forecast to become the world’s leading beef exporter in 2012 due to an expanding dairy herd, efficiency improvements, increased slaughter and price-competitiveness in the international market particularly vis-à-vis Brazil....
02 March 2012
View news from India Panel Suggests Renewing Beef Exports in India
INDIA - A working group report on animal husbandry and dairying for the 12th Five Year Plan, has recommended lifting a ban on beef exports from India. ...
16 February 2012
View news from India FMD Resulting into Economic Loss of Rs 20,000 Crore Every Year
INDIA - The government today said the foot and mouth disease in livestock sector is resulting into direct economic loss to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore per annum....
05 January 2012
View news from India VIV/ILDEX: Top-Notch 2-Day Conference Programme
BANGALORE, INDIA - The organisers of VIV/ILDEX India 2012 have optimised the knowledge part within the event by staging a top-notch two-day conference programme in parallel with the exhibition. ...
30 December 2011
View news from India Biomin India: Strong Presence at Local Trade Shows
INDIA - Kicking off in November, the annual Hyderabad Poultry Show is becoming widely recognised as the major event for the Indian poultry industry....
12 December 2011
View news from India Indian Beef Exports To Expand In 2012
INDIA - With the momentum of several years of rapid growth, Indian beef and veal exports in 2012 are forecast to increase 16 per cent in 2012, to 1.275 million tonnes cwt (US Department of Agriculture – USDA), writes Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
26 November 2011
View news from India New Measures Will Reduce Antibiotic Use
INDIA - The health ministry is to specify withdrawal periods for antibiotics in poultry, livestock and shrimp, as the result of pressure from the EU, in order to reduce the risk of the development of antimicrobial resistance....
24 August 2011
View news from India India Celebrates Freedom From Rinderpest
INDIA - Following the global eradication of Rinderpest, India are celebrating its global freedom of the disease with a national ceremony....
18 May 2011
View news from India Call For Ban On Non-therapeutic Use Of Antibiotics
INDIA - The Humane Society International has called on the Indian government to impose a ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in farm animals. ...
20 April 2011
View news from India Dutch Input To Boost Meat Processing & Quality
INDIA - A new cooperation with the Netherlands is aimed at improving poultry and meat processing, particularly in terms of traceability, meat quality and breeding. ...
11 March 2011
View news from India VIV And ILDEX Tie Up In India
INDIA - VNU Exhibitions Europe and NCC Exhibition Organizer (NEO) have decided to bring their respective brands of VIV and ILDEX together together in India next year for VIV/ILDEX India 2012. ...
11 February 2011
View news from India Livestock Boom Risks Aggravating Animal Plagues
AFRICA & ASIA - Increasing numbers of domestic livestock and more resource-intensive production methods are encouraging animal epidemics around the world, a problem that is particularly acute in developing countries, where livestock diseases present a...
03 November 2010
View news from India Developing Sorghum Crop Varieties Feed India
INDIA - New varieties of sorghum are bred to better meet the needs of India’s 208 million livestock farmers for animal feed, as well as to feed its growing human population, says the 2009 annual report for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural...
19 August 2010
View news from India Robust Growth Of Beef And Poultry In India
INDIA - Beef and poultry production in India is expected to increased by 29 per cent and 41 per cent respectively up to the 2013-2014 fiscal year due to increased demand from higher incomes and prevalence of western style restaurants, says the latest...
06 August 2010
View news from India Strong Growth Predicted For Livestock Sectors
INDIA - Beef and poultry production will increase by 29 per cent and 41 per cent, respectively, to 2013/14 and there is strong demand for dairy products, according to a new report....
05 August 2010
View news from India Cloning Will Revive Nearly Extinct Cattle Species
INDIA - Enthused by possibilities of cloning giving a new lease of life to endangered species, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is all set to produce cloned varieties of such animals using nuclear transfer technology by next...
27 July 2010
View news from India Medical Camps For Cattle Planned
INDIA - As many as 140 special medical camps for cattle have been planned by the Animal Husbandry department for this year, Collector Arun Roy said earlier this week....
15 February 2010
View news from India Bright Skies Over VIV India 2010
INDIA - The organisers of VIV India 2010 report a highly successful event in Bangalore earlier this month....
18 January 2010
View news from India Kerala To Set Up Cattle Feed Factory
INDIA - State-owned Kerala Feeds Limited (KFL) is set to commission its new Rs.350 million unit at Karunagapally in Kollam district in six months, animal husbandry minister C. Divakaran has announced. ...
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