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31 May 2017
View news from India Kerala Govt to Convene Meeting of All CMs Over New Cattle Laws
INDIA - The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to convene a meeting of all chief ministers to discuss the Centre's ban on sale of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. ...
30 May 2017
View news from India Cattle Trade Ban to Halt Beef Exports May Lead to Job Losses
INDIA - The Central Government's ban on the trade of cattle for slaughter threatens $4 billion in annual beef exports and millions of jobs if the government does not revoke the stoppage decreed last week, according to two industry officials....
26 May 2017
View news from India Central Govt Bans Cattle Sales for Slaughter at Animal Markets
INDIA - The Central government on Thursday banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter at animal markets across India....
19 April 2017
View news from India Kerala Retains Top Slot in Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - Kerala's appetite for meat has remained unchanged despite the din over cattle slaughter in the country. An integrated sample survey, published by the Union ministry of animal husbandry, showed that the state topped the list on cattle slaughter...
03 February 2017
View news from India Nutriad Appoints Area Managers India
INDIA - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Anand Srivastava and Rajaram Thiyagarajan as Area Managers covering the Indian subcontinent....
30 January 2017
View news from India Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Petition Seeking Total Ban on Cattle Slaughter
INDIA - A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India, J.S. Khehar, and Justice N.V. Ramana said it cannot direct States to frame laws banning slaughter of cattle....
05 January 2017
View news from India Indian Cows to Get Unique Identification Code
INDIA - After AADHAR, the Indian government is jumping onto the next big unique identification scheme, but this time it's not for human beings. The government is all set to assign a 12-digit identification number to 88 million cattle in the country....
27 December 2016
View news from India Tamil Nadu Cattle Vaccinated Against Anthrax
INDIA - As the postmortem of a male elephant found dead in the Madukkarai forest range revealed that it had died of anthrax, Animal Husbandry Department officials, with help from the Forest Department, vaccinated a number of cattle in Nallur Vayal and...
24 December 2016
View news from India 4th BIOMIN Front Runners Forum Held in Ooty, India
INDIA - Four years ago, BIOMIN India came up with a new concept to approach and provide solutions to our customers: the BIOMIN Front Runners Forum. This event supports our aim to be the knowledge and strategy partner to our customers, and to help them...
20 September 2016
View news from India Indian Buffalo Meat Exports to Reach $5.98 Billion in Five Years
INDIA - Despite the controversy over beef selling and consumption in India, the country’s beef export is expected to grow at an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8 per cent over the next five years and reach INR 40000 crore ($5.98 billion), says ICRA, a...
06 September 2016
View news from India India Invests to Increase Livestock Production
INDIA - In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore (10 billion) rupees to fund different projects under various programmes run by the union...
02 September 2016
View news from India India Considers Housing Over 5 Million Stray Cattle in Cow Shelters
INDIA - The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) of India has embarked on an ambitious plan to build cow shelters across the country to house over 5 million of its stray cattle, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
01 September 2016
View news from India New Bluetongue Test to Help India's Poor Improve Livestock Productivity
INDIA - Researchers at the UK's Pirbright Institute have developed field tests for Indian strains of bluetongue virus (BTV) that are reliable, rapid and simple to use....
26 August 2016
View news from India India Adds Hill Cattle Breed to Indigenous Breeds List
INDIA - India has added nine genetic lines of farm animals to its list of indigenous breeds. Newly enlisted livestock include one breed of cattle, two breeds each of goat and sheep, three breeds of pig, and one poultry breed, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
26 January 2016
View news from India Figures Reveal India Has More Registered Slaughterhouses than Milk Units
INDIA - The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has revealed that India has more slaughterhouses than milk processing factories and liquid milk plants combined....
17 August 2015
View news from India India Sees Sharp Rise in Exports of Livestock Products
ANALYSIS - India has seen its exports of livestock products rise by more than 60 per cent over the last three years and now these products are playing an increasingly important role in the socio-economic life of the country....
14 July 2015
View news from India India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020, Says Bank Report
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020. ...
30 June 2015
View news from India Indian Beef Export Growth Slowing But Still World Number One
INDIA – Growth of India’s beef exports is slowing and will continue to do so, according to a Rabobank report....
22 June 2015
View news from India Cow Protection Board Established for Maharashtra
INDIA – Cow protection fell further under India’s constitution with the recent formation of Maharashtra’s Cow Protection Board....
16 June 2015
View news from India Buffalo Calf Cloned From Somatic Cells in Urine
INDIA – A Murrah buffalo heifer calf has been created by isolating somatic cells from the urine of an elite, high yielding female dairy heifer....
02 June 2015
View news from India Maharashtra Gets Three Bovine Shelters
INDIA - The state of Maharashtra has got the nod from the central government for setting up three animal shelters also known as cattle centres (Gokul Gram)....
01 June 2015
View news from India Cargill India Mulling Animal Feed Plant in Uttar Pradesh
INDIA - Agrifood giant Cargill has planned an animal feed mill in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state. ...
29 May 2015
View news from India ICAR Inaugurates Meat Processing Plant in Hyderabad
INDIA - Government owned agriculture research organisation the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has inaugurated its newly constructed Meat Processing Plant at National Research Centre on Meat in Hyderabad. ...
28 May 2015
View news from India Cow Urine to be Used in Government Hospitals
INDIA - Hospitals in Rajasthan are to use cow urine as an alternative disinfectant....
15 May 2015
View news from India Delay in FMD Vaccination Puts Cattle at Risk in South India
INDIA - Hundreds of thousands of Indian cattle are at risk from foot and mouth disease due to government staffing issues in the south of the country. ...
07 May 2015
View news from India Indian Dairy Welfare Code Reaches Local Level
INDIA - Local government are being issued advice as to how best implement the new national code of practices for managing dairy animals....
28 April 2015
View news from India Indian Beef Exports to Surge Ahead
INDIA – Analysts are forecasting further gains in Indian beef and veal exports this year....
20 April 2015
View news from India Small Indian Farms Get More Disaster Payments
INDIA - Farm support for losses during extreme weather events has been increased for Indian farmers. ...
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