Bihar Promotes Dairy Development on World Milk Day

BIHAR, INDIA - On the occasion of World Milk Day, on 1 June 2012, a two-day national-level seminar has been arranged in the state to promote dairy development in the state. The theme of the seminar is 'Status, opportunities and sustainability of dairy in Jharkhand'.
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The Times of India reports that in the seminar, director of National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, B K joshi informed that the state has 3.4 per cent and 1.7 per cent of country's total livestock and poultry respectively.

Further data released by him revealed that the state depends on buffalo, cattle and goats for dairy production.

The population of recognized breeds constitute about 30 per cent of the total buffalo population and rest 70 per cent buffalo population belong to the non descript category.

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