Kerala Feeds posts INR 621 crore sales turnover in 2022-23, passes Rs 42 crore as subsidy to farmers
Parshottam Rupala launches animal pandemic preparedness initiatives, World Bank-funded livestock support heallth system
APAPCAR calls for addressing antibiotics in animal farming sector
05-Dec-2022 - 0 Comments.
Professionals around the world gathered at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh to discuss and plan the implementation of Andhra Pradesh Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance (AP-APCAR). Andhra Pradesh is the 4th state in India after Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi for developing State Action Plan for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance.
TechEagle transports the world's first vaccine via Drone for animal husbandry department in Arunachal Pradesh
22-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
TechEagle, a leading drone delivery startup that offers world-class end to end drone delivery solutions has transported the world's first vaccine delivery for Animal Husbandry in Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with the Department of Animal Husbandry, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh to strengthen the supply chain for Animal Husbandry by providing safe, secured and faster delivery of various Animal Husbandry related items starting from Lower Dibang valley.
Dvara E-Dairy launches cattle loan facility for farmers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka
01-Nov-2022 - 0 Comments.
Dvara E-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd has launched Dvara Surabhi Loan, a ‘True cattle loan’ offered digitally by leveraging new age technologies in partnership with Jana Small Finance Bank to create scalable access to finance for unbanked and underbanked small dairy farmers in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Tomar launches indigenous vaccine for lumpy skin disease
27-Aug-2022 - 0 Comments.
Providing a big relief to the livestock of the country, the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently launched the indigenous vaccine Lumpi-ProVac to protect livestock from Lumpy Skin disease.
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying launches One Health pilot project in Karnataka
29-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Bengaluru witnessed the launch of ‘Orientation & Launch of One Health Pilot in Karnataka’ by Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying on 28 June 2022.
Prompt Innovations wins animal husbandry startup grand challenge 2.0
20-Jun-2022 - 0 Comments.
Adding another feather to its cap, Ahmedabad-based Prompt Innovations, a leading an innovative start-up in the field of energy efficient and sustainable cooling solutions, has been declared as one of the winners of the Animal Husbandry Startup Grand Challenge 2.0.
Department of Animal Husbandry launches ‘One Health’ pilot project in Uttarakhand
11-Apr-2022 - 0 Comments.
The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Government of India has launched a pilot project in the state of Uttarakhand to implement the One Health Framework by One Health Support Unit.
Belgium and US to finance FAO-led support to Tonga's farmers
17-Mar-2022 - 0 Comments.
The governments of Belgium and the United States of America, FAO is allocating a total of USD 700,000 to re-establish agriculture livelihoods for households affected by Hunga Tonga – Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami.
Aqgromalin raises USD 5.25m to resolve animal protein supply chain issues
01-Feb-2022 - 0 Comments.
Aqgromalin, an agritech startup focused on animal husbandry and aquaculture, raised USD 5.25 million in funding in a round led by Sequoia India's Surge, Omnivore Partners India, and Zephyr Peacock India.
Nouriture rope in actor Pankaj Tripathi as brand ambassador for cattle feed
14-Jan-2022 - 0 Comments.
Anmol Feeds which is a well known name in the livestock feed industry has recently launched its products under the umbrella brand Nouriture to meet the growing challenge of quality livestock feeds in the market.
Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions important for whole nation, Italian agri minister
28-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions were officially opened on Friday 26 November 2021, by the Italian Minister for Agriculture Stefano Patuanelli that show the government support to the agro-livestock system.
Cremona to host international livestock show in Europe
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
The historical Cremona International Livestock Exhibitions (November 26-28) in Italy is ready to host the most awaited event for the dairy cattle world that, due to covid-19 pandemic, has been absent from an international ring for two years now.
Thai Union Feedmill chalks our plant to lead aquaculture, commercial animal feed sector
17-Nov-2021 - 0 Comments.
Thai Union Feedmill PCL (SET: TFM), a manufacturer and distributor of aquaculture and commercial animal feeds, is confident of positive investor response following the company's listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) recently.
Kerala government plans to bring bill for ensuring cattle feed, say Chinchurani
04-Oct-2021 - 0 Comments.
Kerala Government has plans to bring in legislation to ensure the quality of cattle feed sold in the state with in-built regulatory mechanisms, Minister for Animal Husbandry & Dairy Development Mrs J Chinchurani said recently.
Import of de-oiled GM soya cake explained
29-Aug-2021 - 0 Comments.
Centre allows import of 12 lakh metric ton GM soya cake after the Director General of Foreign Trade issued the necessary notification. However, poultry industry, Farmers organization and environmental activist expressed different reaction on import decision.
CLFMA organizes webinar on maize, soybean market driving factors & price outlook 2021
16-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA OF INDIA, the apex organization and the voice of the Country’s dynamic livestock industry in association with AGCON (a subsidiary of NCML) organized Webinar on Maize & Soybean Market Driving Factors & Price Outlook 2021 on July 9,2021.
Animal Husbandry, Dairying Schemes, Special livestock package gets revising, realigning approval from cabinet
15-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of a special livestock sector package consisting of several activities by revising and realigning various components of the Government of India's schemes for the next 5 years starting from 2021-22.
PHDCCI recommends animal husbandry department for early adoption of BIS Specification in pet food
05-Jul-2021 - 0 Comments.
The PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI), a industry body on behalf of its members has written to Department of Animal Husbandry for it intervention on the current issues being faced by entire Pet Food Industry on account of pending notification of the revised Animal Health Certificate conditions.
ICAR-NRC organizes webinar on World Camel Day
30-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner, Rajasthan organized an International Webinar on “Camel, Climate Change and Globalization: Challenges for Science” on 22 June 2021.
Dvara E-Dairy partners with IFFCO Tokio, launches AI powered cattle digital identity for cattle insurance
29-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
Dvara E-Dairy Solutions Pvt Ltd, a portfolio company of Dvara Holdings (Formerly Dvara Trusteeship) has announces the launch of "Surabhi e-Tag", an artificial intelligence (AI) powered digital tag to identify cattle based on muzzle identity.
APEDA organizes webinar to commemorate the World Milk Day
03-Jun-2021 - 0 Comments.
The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (MFAHD) organized a webinar cum interactive session on the prospects of harnessing the full potential of dairy products exports from the country on the occasion of World Milk Day.
ICAR-IVRI transfers technology - CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccine through Agrinnovate
16-Apr-2021 - 0 Comments.
The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh transferred the Technology - CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccines to Hester Biosciences through Agrinnovate India Limited in a ceremony held recently.
New ruminant meta-analysis from Alltech addresses protein challenges, carbon footprint and profitability
18-Feb-2021 - 0 Comments.
The tightening of global protein supplies is creating uncertainty for producers and the feed industry alike as to where this year’s protein supply will come from. Add to that the ever-increasing pressure on producers to meet the growing global demand for milk and meat while also reducing their environmental impact and remaining financially viable.
Trouw Nutrition opens animal feed plant in India
16-Dec-2020 - 0 Comments.
Trouw Nutrition, the animal nutrition division of Dutch global company Nutreco has opened its technologically advanced, first-of-a-kind greenfield project in Jadcherla (Hyderabad), India.
NDDB develops sex sorting technology
09-Nov-2020 - 0 Comments.
India now has an indigenous technology for sex sorting bovine sperms which would ensure birth of only female calves.
ICAR organises online vocational training on 'Scientific management of goats'
22-Oct-2020 - 0 Comments.
A three days online vocational training programme was conducted on “Scientific management of Goats'' by Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa, ICAR –CCARI, Goa during 19 to 21 October 2020.
Indian Veterinary Research Institute sign technology license agreement on brucellosis vaccine with Hester Biosciences
25-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), which has developed a 'Brucella abortus S19Δ per vaccine' has signed a technology license agreement (TLA) with Ahmedabad-based Hester Biosciences Limited through a virtual platform.
Modi launches e-Gopala app for livestock sector
10-Sep-2020 - 0 Comments.
The government today launched e-Gopala app, an online digital medium that will help the farmers to choose better quality livestock and get freedom from middlemen.
Amul initiates India's first digitalization in artificial insemination
15-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
Artificial insemination is a proven scientific method for improving genetics of animals. Amul Dairy has decided to digitize the artificial insemination service in its operational area.
Cargill opens new cattle supplement plant Maharashtra with an investment of INR 122 cr
09-Aug-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to address milk productivity in cattle’s across India, Cargill has opened a high-pressure hydrogenation plant in Kurkumbh, Maharashtra to manufacture superior bypass fat, a health and nutrition supplement for dairy cattle.
US raises red flag on India’s mandatory BIS certification of animal feed beyond July 27
18-Jul-2020 - 0 Comments.
The United States has expressed concern over India’s new directive making it mandatory for all commercial feeds, including imports, intended for food producing animals to comply with the relevant Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) specification and certification norms and pressed for a postponement in its implementation in the light of COVID-19 disruptions.
India to track over 57 crore animals with unique ID over next 18 months
29-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to track animals parentage, breed & productivity, India will be using new technologies to track over 57 crore animals in the country in the nest 18 months, Animal Husbandry & Dairying secretary Atul Chaturvedi said.
Cabinet approves setting up Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund
26-Jun-2020 - 0 Comments.
In pursuance of ensuring growth in several sectors, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved setting up of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) worth INR 15000 crore.
India pumps INR 150,000 crore on agriculture infra, allied sectors
16-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Indian finance ministry has announced additional INR 150,000 crore strengthen agriculture infrastructure logistics, capacity building, governance and administrative reforms for agriculture, fisheries and food processing sectors.
Central Arid Zone Research Institute unveils high yielding green fodder crop
12-May-2020 - 0 Comments.
Providing a significant solution for the availability of green fodder for the livestock of the farmers of arid regions, the ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute has come up with a new fodder crop, that is, Fodder Beet (Beta vulgaris).
Indian government releases the revised guidelines for agriculture, allied sectors that come into effect from April 20
15-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
With a view to restart the agricultural activities in the country, the Indian home ministry has released its additional revised guidelines that will come into force from 20 April 2020
Over 34.5 million cattle registered under the National animal disease control program, says NDDB
02-Apr-2020 - 0 Comments.
In order to provide safety to country's cattle population from Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)'s National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP), a 5-year project has been launched by the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with total outlay of INR 13,343 crore (USD $ 2 billion).
NDDB issues COVID-19 advisory to dairy cooperatives
21-Mar-2020 - 0 Comments.
In line with the Government of India’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus, NDDB has disseminated essential advisory materials to dairy federations across the country.
CLFMA National Symposium deliberates on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies'
04-Sep-2019 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex organization and the voice of the country’s dynamic livestock sector conducted its annual flagship event, 61st National Symposium on 22 to 23 August 2019 in New Delhi focusing on 'Indian Livestock Farming: Prospects & Role of Government Policies' towards fostering sustainable growth for Indian Livestock Sector.
Anmol Feeds sets up livestock feed unit in Jammu
26-Aug-2019 - 0 Comments.
Looking at the immense opportunity for animal feed in Jammu & Kashmir, West Bengal based feed manufacturer, Anmol Feeds has set up a new 70,000 tonnes per annum feed plant
NDDB develops world’s first complete parent wise genome assembly of buffalo
10-May-2019 - 0 Comments.
Building upon the successful launch of INDUSCHIP, a customized genotyping chip for indigenous cattle and their crosses, NDDB has achieved another milestone with the development of a complete de novo genome assembly named “NDDB_ABRO_Murrah” of riverine buffaloes.
CLFMA make representations to finance ministry before Union Budget - 2019-20, emphasis on Make in India
31-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
The Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India (CLFMA) represents the manufacturers of nutritionally balanced and scientifically produced compound feeds for cattle, poultry, fish, prawns and other animals that is catering to the fast-growing animal protein needs in the country
World feed production increased by 3 percent to 1.10 BT, says 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates
30-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
The 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, exceeding 1 billion metric tons for the third consecutive year.
NDDB opens up a new vista to multiply elite indigenous cows
18-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Two calves one of Gir breed and other of Sahiwal were born at an interval of one week at the state-of-the art facility created by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in Anand for producing calves through in-vitro fertilization technique.
Radha Mohan Singh releases recombinant ELISA kits for livestock sector
10-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
Indian Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh today released recombinant Enzyme-linked immune sorbent assay (ELISA) kits: one for Glanders and other for Equine Infectious Anaemia
India to set up four animal breeding centers
08-Jan-2019 - 0 Comments.
In order to further develop its indigenous cattle breeds, India is looking towards Brazil's genomic chips technology for enhancing production and productivity
Indian Council of Agricultural Research approves 14 new breeds of livestock in 2018
27-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has approved the registration of record 15 new breeds of livestock and poultry this year alone taking the total to 40 during 2014-18, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh at a ceremony for awarding breed registration certificates to the stakeholders said.
Bayer Animal Health inks global license agreement with ParaTheraTech
12-Dec-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer Animal Health GmbH and ParaTheraTech, Inc have signed a global license agreement to advance new Cryptosporidiosis treatment options for farm animals
Bayer Animal Health sign global license agreement with NeuroCycle Therapeutics
12-Sep-2018 - 0 Comments.
Bayer Animal Health GmbH and NeuroCycle Therapeutics, Inc. (NCT) have signed a global license agreement to advance innovative allergy treatment options for companion animals.
CLFMA CFO Forum discuss insights on the future of Indian livestock sector
01-Jun-2018 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA organized its first “CFO Forum” in association with NCDEX IPFT for senior-level professionals from various sub-sectors of livestock industry such as poultry, dairy, feed and aquaculture
Frozen semen station to come up in Purnea with an investment of USD 9.5 MN
14-May-2018 - 0 Comments.
Laying the foundation stone of the frozen semen station in Maranga, Purnea, Indian Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said that the frozen semen station is being set up at a cost of INR 64 crore (USD 9.5 million) under the Rashtriya Gokul Mission with 100% contribution from the Central Government
Health-focus and consumer-centric innovation will drive growth in Indian meat sector
10-Apr-2018 - 0 Comments.
“Focusing on consumer-centric innovations and delivering healthy eating options will help India’s meat industry grow much faster” B. Soundararajan, Chairman, CLFMA of India said.
CLFMA warns unnecessary scaremongering on antibiotics will impact Indian protein security
05-Mar-2018 - 0 Comments.
CLFMA of India, the apex association representing India’s dynamic livestock sector reiterates the critical role of antibiotics and emphasizes the urgent need for in promoting awareness on judicious use.
Financial inclusion, infrastructure big game-changers: CLFMA
20-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
Promoting financial inclusiveness and supporting infrastructure investments are two of the most impactful aspects that the livestock sector in India had long been waiting for.
NDDB Dairy Services ties up with PharmaSecure to safeguard indigenous cow population
13-Feb-2018 - 0 Comments.
PharmaSecure, a leading provider of brand protection, consumer loyalty & engagement solutions today announced that it has joined hands with NDDB- Dairy Services to provide a simple and effective tool to safeguard country’s high quality indigenous breeds of cow
Focus on efficiency and quality is paramount for Indian livestock industry
27-Nov-2017 - 0 Comments.
Strong focus on improving efficiency and quality is critical for the next wave of growth for Indian livestock industry
CLFMA calls for responsible use of antibiotics in animal protein sector
27-Oct-2017 - 0 Comments.
As the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13 – 19 Nov 2017) is celebrated, the Compound Feed Manufacturers Association of India (CLFMA) calls for promoting awareness among all stakeholders in the animal protein sector about judicious and responsible use of antibiotics.
India approves MoU with Brazil on Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
01-Sep-2017 - 0 Comments.
The Indian cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi was apprised of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
First SAARC Epidemiology Networking Forum meeting held in New Delhi
03-Mar-2017 - 0 Comments.
The First SAARC Epidemiology Networking Forum Meeting was jointly organized by the Government of India (Division of Livestock Health, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DAHDF), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare), the SAARC Secretariat and FAO through CCS National Institute of Animal Health (CCS NIAH) during February 27-28, 2017 at NASC Complex, New Delhi.
NDDB's Cattle Feed Knowledge Portal launched
28-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
Indian minister of state for agriculture & farmers welfare, Parshottam Rupala has launched National Dairy Development Board (NDDB)’s Cattle Feed Knowledge Portal, an interactive knowledge platform on various aspects of compound cattle feed production.
India's meat production touches 2.43 MT during 2016-17
20-Feb-2017 - 0 Comments.
The total meat production has increased from 2.24 Million Tonnes during 2015-16 (Rainy) to 2.43 Million Tonnes during 2016-17 (Rainy) registering a growth 8.74%.
World feed production exceeds 1 billion metric tons, says 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey
26-Jan-2017 - 0 Comments.
The 2017 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has exceeded 1 billion metric tons for the first time.
India setting up two cattle breeding centres
In order to increase cattle population in the country, Indian agriculture ministry is setting up two national cattle breeding centres
Karnataka to launch trading portal for livestock
13-Dec-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to provide farmers sell their livestock, Karnataka state has tied-up NCDEX Spot Exchange to auction & trade livestock online.
India launches world's first bovine germplasm trading portal
Indian agriculture ministry has launched a portal for cattle breeding called e-pashuhaat (www.epashuhaat.gov.in)
ICAR develops two cross breed pig variety
19-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
ICAR-National Research Centre of Pig (ICAR-NRCP) has announced that it has developed two new and cross breed of pigs called as ‘Rani’ and ‘Asha’ in Guwahati , Assam.
Veterinary Council of India get additional land
05-Oct-2016 - 0 Comments.
The cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for transfer two acres of land from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi to the Veterinary Council of India (VCI) on lease basis for a period of 99 years at a total lease rent of Rs.8,01,278/- @ Rs. 1 per sq. meter per year.
Tamil Nadu district launches FMD disease vaccination programme
12-Sep-2016 - 0 Comments.
In order to save state cattle from Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Tamil Nadu's Vellore district has started vaccination of all cattle against FMD across all district.
India set up new committee for fodder development
18-Aug-2016 - 0 Comments.
With a view to solve issue related to fodder for cattle across the country, India has set up a new committee that will look into fodder development.
Animal husbandry secretary reviews production, quality control of veterinary biological in India
16-Aug-2016 - 0 Comments.
Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Devendra Chaudhry has reviewed the progress on the resolutions and recommendations made in the one-day brainstorming workshop on developing a dynamic road map for harmonization of production and quality control of veterinary biological in India in a meeting held in New Delhi.
Maharashtra launches livestock insurance scheme fortnight
04-Aug-2016 - 0 Comments.
With launching livestock insurance scheme, Maharashtra has implemented National Livestock Scheme from August 1-15, 2016.
Uttarakand’s Badri cow gets NBAGR certification
01-Aug-2016 - 0 Comments.
Hill cow or Badri cow, also known as pahadi cow in Uttarakhand has got a certification from National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) in Karnal as state’s first cattle breed
Haryana launches cattle insurance scheme
31-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
Haryana state has recently launched cattle insurance scheme (Pashudhan Bima Yojana) in the state that will benefit cattle breeders across the state.
India have 67,784 registered veterinary practitioners, 46 Vet colleges
28-Jul-2016 - 0 Comments.
As against the estimated requirement of 67200 veterinary doctors in the country, there are 67,784 registered veterinary practitioners as on March 31, 2015, Indian minister of state for agriculture & farmers welfare, Sudarshan Bhagat informed the parliament recently.