ICAR-RCER, Patna organises webinar on scientific goat farming

The ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region (RCER), Patna, Bihar recently organised a national webinar on Scientific Goat Farming: From the Livelihood to Financial Security for the Farmers. In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Dr Devendra Swarup, Former Director, ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Goats...Read more

ICAR organises summit on goat, sheep meat sector

The ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad; ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management; NAAS, Hyderabad Chapter and Indian Meat Science Association jointly organised a National Summit on 'Building organised sheep and goat meat sector in India towards ensuring Aatma Nirbhar Bharat'.Dr Bhupe...Read more

ICAR-NRCM develops P-MART tech for hygienic meat production

The ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad has recently designed and fabricated an innovative Portable Meat Production and Retailing Facility (P-MART) for the hygienic meat production from the small ruminants. The P-MART’s operation has been validated and also a patent appl...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

ICAR-CCARI organises virtual training on “Scientific management of Goats”

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 19th to 21st October, 2020.  Dr. Udharwar Sanjay Kumar Vithalrao -Subject matter specialist (An...Read more

Pune TEC, IVRI holds online training programme on entrepreneurship through Goat Farming

Training and Education Centre, Indian Veterinary Research Institute (ICAR-IVRI), in collaboration with CINI TATA Trust, Nandurbar, held an online training on 'Entrepreneurship Development through Commercial Goat Farming' for the tribal farmers of Chandrapur, Nandurbar and Dhule districts under Tribal Sub-plan Prog...Read more

Texas sheep, goat industry affects due to parasites in flock

The Texas sheep and goat industry is facing a serious problem as parasites are affecting the farmers’ livestock. To tackle the issue, Texas A&M AgriLife Research has opened a Fecal Egg Count, FEC Laboratory on June 15. The lab will help farmers rearing sheep and goat in crucial genetic selection decision...Read more

Neogen launches enhanced genomic test for commercial cattle  

     Neogen Corporation recently announced that is has launched an enhanced version of its Igenity® Beef profile, a genomic test for commercial cattle.  Last fall, Neogen announced a partnership with International Genetic Solutions (IGS) to put even more power behind Igenity Beef by leve...Read more

ICAR releases diagnostic kits for Dairy animals

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) and Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India released two ELISA Kits at the Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi . One for diagnosis of Bluetongue in sheep, goats, cattle, buffalo & camel and other for Japanese Encephalitis (J...Read more