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06 February 2020
View news from Bangladesh Marginal Dairy Farmers Demand Easy Bank Loans
BANGLADESH - Marginal dairy farmers yesterday urged the government to give them easy bank loans and establish chilling plants in remote areas of Bangladesh to boost milk preservation....
09 January 2020
View news from Bangladesh Pran Honours Successful Dairy Farmers
BANGLADESH - Pran Dairy Limited honoured 15 dairy farmers for their remarkable success in the sector....
04 December 2019
View news from Bangladesh Demand for Dairy Products to Grow Double Digits
BANGLADESH - Bangladesh has huge growth potential in dairy and the demand for dairy products is likely to grow double-digit, buoyed by rising income and expanding middle class, said a senior executive of an international dairy company owned by farmers....
12 August 2019
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Markets Gain Momentum
BANGLADESH - The cattle markets in Dhaka have started to gain momentum with buyers turning up in increased numbers, ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to be observed in the country on Monday....
09 August 2019
View news from Bangladesh Illegal Cattle Markets Sprouting in Sylhet Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha
BANGLADESH - With Eid-ul-Azha approaching fast, illegal cattle markets are being set up in various areas across Sylhet sadar upazila....
24 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Feed Crisis Worries Cattle Farmers Ahead of Eid
BANGLADESH - Cattle farmers in flood-affected northern districts fear incurring huge losses from sale during upcoming Eid-ul-Azha....
22 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Fodder Crisis Hits Cattle Rearing in Flood-affected District
BANGLADESH - Cattle rearing in flood-affected areas of Lalmonirhat is severely affected for lack of green fodder due to rising floodwaters in Teesta and Dharla rivers for the last one week....
17 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh Bangladesh to Stop Cattle from India
BANGLADESH - The government has decided to halt smuggling of cattle from India to ensure fair price for local farmers and traders during the Eid-ul-Azha....
16 July 2019
View news from Bangladesh HC Bars Unauthorised Sale, Administration of Antibiotics to Cattle
BANGLADESH - The High Court has banned the sale antibiotics for cattle and its administration without a prescription from a veterinarian....
28 June 2019
View news from Bangladesh Call for Raised Duty on Imported Powdered Milk
BANGLADESH - The local dairy industry has been left disappointed as the government did not raise the duty on imported powdered milk in the proposed budget for 2019-20, which may fuel uneven competition in the sector, the National Dairy Development Forum...
24 April 2019
View news from Bangladesh Steps Required to Achieve Potential of Dairy Industry
BANGLADESH - Dairy industry has great potential in the country, and to realise it, steps like decreasing production cost, subsidy to farmers and raising awareness among people are needed, said speakers at a roundtable yesterday....
17 January 2019
View news from Bangladesh Shared Cattle Rearing Boon for Teesta Char Women
BANGLADESH - Poor women in Teesta chars under Dimla upazila are changing their lot by rearing cattle on share basis with owners of the domestic animals....
11 December 2018
View news from Bangladesh WB Approves $500 Loan for Dairy, Livestock
BANGLADESH - The World Bank (WB) on Saturday approved a $500 million loan to help improve livestock and dairy production to meet the growing demand for egg, meat and milk and raise nutritional intakes of the Bangladeshis....
28 August 2018
View news from Bangladesh Dairy Intake Reduces Stunting Among Children in Bangladesh
BANGLADESH - Milk consumption has helped in reducing stunting by as much as 10.4 points among children in Bangladesh, a study finds....
13 August 2018
View news from Bangladesh Shortage of Cattle this Eid Most Unlikely
BANGLADESH - The country is unlikely to face a shortage of cattle during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to meet the demand for sacrificial animals, say officials....
31 July 2018
View news from Bangladesh Low Cattle Prices Worry Farmers
BANGLADESH - The commercial cattle farmers in the district are worried due to price fall of the animals in the local markets, especially in view of the high cost of fodder and huge labour spent for them....
13 June 2018
View news from Bangladesh Dairy Farmers Slam Duty Cut of Powdered Milk
BANGLADESH - Dairy farmers have expressed deep concern over a budget proposal that cut import duty of powdered milk by 10 percentage points, saying it could open the floodgates to foreign products....
16 February 2018
View news from Bangladesh Dairy Farmers Protest as Milk Vita Halts Collection in Natore
BANGLADESH - The dairy cooling centre of Milk Vita in Natore has halted collection of milk until further notice, for not meeting the acceptable quality standard and quota....
01 February 2018
View news from Bangladesh Govt to Stop Cattle Import from Neighbouring Countries
BANGLADESH - In 2016-17, country’s meat demand was 7.14 million tonnes, but the production was 7.15 million tonnes where the ratio of demand and production was 1:1....
07 November 2017
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Traders Saddened by Seizure of Cattle
BANGLADESH - Tears roll down the cheeks of 21 cattle traders in Sadar upazila as Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) yesterday seized their cows, saying the cattle were brought from India....
18 September 2017
View news from Bangladesh Cattle Not Subjected to Quarantine Pose Health Risks, Say Experts
BANGLADESH - Cattle are being brought in over the borders without being put in quarantine, posing a health risk to humans and livestock for diseases that might arrive and spread undetected....
04 September 2017
View news from Bangladesh Buyers at Dhaka Cattle Markets Wait for Last Minute Price Cuts
BANGLADESH - The sale of sacrificial animals in Dhaka’s makeshift cattle markets geared up as customers thronged the different markets to collect their animals on the last day before Eid-ul-Azha on Friday....
08 August 2017
View news from Bangladesh Flood-hit Farmers Sell Cattle for Fodder Crisis
BANGLADESH - Acute fodder crisis has threatened cattle rearing in Pabna and Sirajganj, the largest cattle producing districts in the country....
20 June 2017
View news from Bangladesh Imported Cattle: No Sale Without Medical Checkup
BANGLADESH - The authorities concerned at a meeting took a decision not to sell imported cattle in any local market across the country before conducting medical checkups of the cattle....
27 February 2017
View news from Bangladesh Sreepur Dairy Farm on Verge of Closure
BANGLADESH - A well-known dairy farm in Magura is on the verge of closure due to lack of sufficient funds....
20 February 2017
View news from Bangladesh Bangladesh Livestock Die of Unknown Disease
BANGLADESH - An unknown disease has killed at least 40 cattle in Kaliganj upazila in the last one week, creating panic among the farmers....
24 November 2016
View news from Bangladesh Urban Cattle Rearing in Bangladesh Needs More Regulation, Say Researchers
BANGLADESH - Researchers from the Bangladesh Agricultural University say livestock rearing in urban areas poses risks to public health and not enough has been done to tackle these problems....
21 January 2015
View news from Bangladesh Poultry, Cattle and Sheep Can End Bangladesh Hunger
BANGLADESH – Investing in livestock agriculture can meet Bangladesh’s growing food demands and stop poverty, a conference heard on Saturday....
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