WAMUL launches region-specific mineral mixture feed for cattle

    West Assam Milk Producers’ Cooperative Union Ltd. (WAMUL), famously known as Purabi Dairy, launched Purabi Pashu Pushti, a range of cattle feed supplements to augment milk productivity and reduce production cost for dairy farmers. As a part of the planned product line-up, WAMUL has started p...Read more

EW GROUP to form veterinary diagnostic solutions company after acquiring Hygiena

EW GROUP, a German strategic holding company in the field of animal breeding, health, nutrition and diagnostics, announced that the acquisition of Hygiena, a leader in food safety and environmental testing solutions. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in ...Read more

AWBI honors 14 individuals, organizations with Animal Welfare and Protection Awards 2021

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), the apex body in the country for the welfare and protection of animals, established under Section 4 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 conferred 14 Prani Mitra awards and Jeev Daya awards 2021 to the individuals, organizations and corporates for their outsta...Read more

Hester Biosciences Ltd posts Rs. 13.29 Cr PAT for Q3 FY21

Leading animal healthcare company, Hester Biosciences Ltd reported net profit of Rs. 13.29 crore for the Q3FY21 ended December 2020 as against net profit of Rs. 7.73 crore in the corresponding period last year – growth of 72 per cent. Net sales for the Q3FY21 was reported at Rs. 52.82 crore, growth of 22 per...Read more

Cargill unveils new premix animal nutrition facility in Ohio

During a virtual event for producers, customers, and media, Cargill, the global food, agricultural, financial and industrial products company, announced recently the opening of its new premix animal nutrition facility in Lewisburg, Ohio. The 220,000 square-foot, future-ready facility is deploying advanced technolo...Read more

Royal DSM develops feed ingredient which reduce methane emissions in beef cattle  

     A 2-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that a novel feed ingredient, developed by Royal DSM, can be included in commercial feedlot diets to reduce methane emissions by up to 80%, without negative effects on animal health and performance para...Read more

USDA-ARS develops treatment protocol for H. contortus in sheep

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Research Service (ARS), on December 9, 2020, announced a groundbreaking treatment that prevents anemia, weight loss, poor wool and meat production, and even death in sheep. ARS researchers partnered with Virginia Tech and the University of Massachusetts' Me...Read more

APHIS announces $14.4 Mn award to protect animal health

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is awarding $14.4 million to 76 projects with states, universities, and other partners to strengthen our programs to protect animal health. This critical funding supports projects focused on increasing practical liv...Read more

NDS develops indigenous bovine sex sorting technology

In line with the Aatmanirbhar Bharat mantra, NDDB Dairy Services (NDS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has announced an indigenous technology for sex sorting bovine sperms that will ensure the birth of female calves. The first female calf from sex sorted semen dose produced a...Read more

Internal teat sealants could prevent bovine intramammary infection: Study

Managing cow’s health and performance is an uphill battle for dairy farmers. Cows are prone to intramammary infection, which is at its highest at drying off and around calving and also during the first days of lactation, making dry cow management fundamental to any on-farm mastitis control program. Using int...Read more

WAP organizes veterinary drive for animals affected by floods

International animal welfare organization World Animal Protection, along with National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Veterinary Emergency Response Unit (VERU) East Zone, Department of Animal Husbandry, Assam, West Assam Milk Producers Cooperative Union Limited (WAMUL) and local communities is organizing mob...Read more

15 Karnataka districts to launch domestic animal ambulances

Officials of the Animal Husbandry Department will soon launch domestic animal ambulances in 15 Karnataka districts to cater to their welfare, as reported by an official recently.   Though phase 2 has also been approved, the funding is yet to be released because of the disruption caused by coronavirus. The ...Read more