First Banni buffalo IVF calf born in Gujarat

With the birth of the first IVF calf of a buffalo breed namely Banni in the country, India’s OPU - IVF work has reached to next level. The first IVF Banni calf is born out of 6 Banni IVF pregnancies established at the doorsteps of a farmer, Vinay L Wala of Sushila Agro farms, located at Dhanej in Somnath dis...Read more


ICAR officials outline various technologies related to animal husbandry

The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh recently organised the 4th Interface Meeting with the Veterinary Officers of the Animal Husbandry Department of Karnataka.   In his address, the Chief Guest, Dr Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science)...Read more


Cost-effective medicine developed to combat Mastitis in dairy cattle

Utilising indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat Mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle. The medicine called Mastirak Gel, developed by National Innovation Foundation (NIF) has been commercialised through...Read more


USDA pushes for comprehensive efforts to reduce Salmonella illnesses in poultry

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is mobilising a stronger, and more comprehensive effort to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry products. The agency is initiating several key activities to gather the data and information necessary to suppo...Read more


Proteon Pharma to develop bacteriophages as alternative to antibiotics in poultry industry

Proteon Pharmaceuticals India - a subsidiary of Proteon Pharmaceuticals SA Poland, will focus on the development of bacteriophages as a sustainable alternative to antibiotics in the poultry industry. It is engaged in the development of precision biology for microbiome protection to improve animal and human health ...Read more


DAHD signs MoU with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support India’s livestock sector

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Government of India and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have signed a multi-year Memorandum of Understanding to work together on sustainably improving India’s livestock sector to support the nation’s food and nutritional security, and protect ...Read more


NEOGEN announces acquisition of CAPInnoVet

NEOGEN Corporation has recently acquired Atlanta-based CAPInnoVet, a companion animal health company that provides pet medications to the veterinary market. NEOGEN's acquisition of CAPInnoVet will provide entry into the fast-growing $12B+ retail parasiticide market. CAPInnoVet will integrate into NEOGEN's Animal S...Read more


Centre advises UP govt to expand PashuBima for livestock farmers

A review meeting with Uttar Pradesh State Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister was recently conducted under the chairmanship of Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State (FAHD) and Dr L Murugan, Minister of State, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husband...Read more


Parshottam Rupala chairs national level consultation with state animal husbandry/veterinary ministers

A national-level meeting with all State Animal Husbandry/Veterinary Ministers was convened through virtual mode under the chairmanship of Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. The national-level consultation with state ministers was held after a gap of more than five years...Read more


ICAR-IVRI organises meeting of veterinary officers in UP

The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh organised the first interface meeting with the participation of the veterinary officers and higher officials of the state departments of animal husbandry of all the districts of Uttar Pradesh. The institute launched the Interface Mee...Read more


Demand for ELISA testing to surge in poultry diagnostics space :Fact.MR

The global poultry diagnostics market is projected to expand at a healthy CAGR of 9 per cent till 2031, surpassing $660 million in valuation, reports, market research and competitive intelligence provider. Historical data suggests that the market expanded at a CAGR of 8.3 per cent from 2016 to 2020, according to F...Read more


DAHD initiates discussions on animal health management

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD) recently organised a stakeholder engagement panel discussion on the topic 'One Health Concept to Practicality,' that brought together some of the key stakeholders from the One Health ecosystem in the country. Stakeholders discussed challenges, opportunities, g...Read more