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19 December 2011
View news from India Access To Milk Marketing Chains
INDIA - Resource-poor, smallholder dairy farmers in India stand to gain from entry into emerging modern milk supply chains despite the predominance of traditional milk marketing in the country, according to a study published in the 14 November 2011 online...
16 December 2011
View news from India Tirumala Invests In India's Largest Integrated Dairy
INDIA - Tirumala Dairy, the second largest private dairy player in South India, is sewing up plans to set up the country's largest integrated dairy with an investment of over Rs 5,000 crore in the next three to four years....
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....
23 November 2011
View news from India Money Gained Through Safer Milk
INDIA - A study of dairy farms in three states of India has found that farmers who adopt milk safety practices receive higher prices from sale of better quality milk....
09 November 2011
View news from India Finance Scheme To Encourage Milk Production
INDIA - Dwarka Milk is launching a Cattle Finance Scheme to encourage small farmers into dairying, with the long term aim of increasing milk production. ...
25 August 2011
View news from India India Loses INR180 Billion from FMD in Cattle
INDIA - India loses INR180 billion annually due to foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle and livestock....
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....
17 June 2011
View news from India Goa Dairy Increases Milk Price For Farmers
INDIA - Goa Dairy has announced a one rupee (Rs) per litre hike in the prices it pays to dairy farmers in Ponda. ...
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. ...
10 May 2011
View news from India Mega Dairy Plans For Bangalore
INDIA - The Karnataka Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation (KMF) is planning to set up a mega dairy in Bangalore, with a capacity to process one million litres of milk a day....
View news from India 6th Dairy And Agri Expo 2012
INDIA - The Progressive Dairy Farmers Association is organising its 6th Dairy and Agri Expo from 11-13th February 2012 at the Cattle Fair Ground, Jagraon, Punjab, India. ...
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...
10 January 2011
View news from India Door-To-Door Drive To Test Milk Gets Underway
INDIA - In a welcome first, officials of the department of food and drug administration will now conduct door-to-door purity tests on milk and milk products in residential colonies in the state capital and across the state. ...
07 January 2011
View news from India Strengthening Dairy Farming Infrastructure
INDIA - The Indian Animal Husbandry Department is to implement a Rs. 50 million project to encourage farmers to strengthen and upgrade existing infrastructure to make dairy farming commercially viable. ...
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...
21 October 2010
View news from India India Stockpiles Imported Dairy Products
INDIA - India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is to stockpile thousands of tonnes of skim milk powder (SMP) and anhydrous milk fat (AMF) it has bought from New Zealand dairy company Fonterra until the next dairy season....
23 September 2010
View news from India Carlyle To Invest In Indian Dairy Company
INDIA - The Carlyle Group, a global private equity investment firm, will be investing 110 Crore (US$22 million) in Tirumala Milk Products through the Carlyle Asia Growth Partners IV (CAGP IV), a $1.04-billion fund....
07 September 2010
View news from India Himachal Milk Production to Boom
INDIA - Himachal Pradesh is expected to see milk production flourish in the next three years thanks to the Dhoodh ganga project funded by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). ...
06 September 2010
View news from India Genetics Company Helps Punjab Dairy Sector
INDIA - A US cattle genetics company is to work with farmers in Punjab to boost dairy farming in the region....
27 August 2010
View news from India IFFCO To Form Dairy JV With Foreign Company
INDIA - The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) is close to setting up a dairy project jointly with an overseas partner to cash in on the growing demand of milk, says a senior official. The company is likely to finalise a JV partner, either...
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....
03 June 2010
View news from India Reviving Native Cattle Breeds
INDIA - Integrated dairying plays an important role in ensuring food security and generating income for small farmers and agricultural labourers, and native cattle are a big part of this....
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