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05 December 2016
View news from India Mother Dairy Starts Accepting Digital Payment
INDIA - To promote cashless transactions, Mother Dairy today said that most of its 800 milk booths and 324 Safal retail stores in the national capital region are accepting digital payments....
12 October 2016
View news from India India Acts to Curb Unsafe Milk Production
INDIA - With a fake milk factory busted by the food and drug administration in the Madhya Pradesh state of India, fears of unsafe milk flooding the Indian market are becoming stronger, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
06 September 2016
View news from India India Invests to Increase Livestock Production
INDIA - In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore (10 billion) rupees to fund different projects under various programmes run by the union...
02 September 2016
View news from India India Considers Housing Over 5 Million Stray Cattle in Cow Shelters
INDIA - The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) of India has embarked on an ambitious plan to build cow shelters across the country to house over 5 million of its stray cattle, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
01 September 2016
View news from India New Bluetongue Test to Help India's Poor Improve Livestock Productivity
INDIA - Researchers at the UK's Pirbright Institute have developed field tests for Indian strains of bluetongue virus (BTV) that are reliable, rapid and simple to use....
26 August 2016
View news from India India Adds Hill Cattle Breed to Indigenous Breeds List
INDIA - India has added nine genetic lines of farm animals to its list of indigenous breeds. Newly enlisted livestock include one breed of cattle, two breeds each of goat and sheep, three breeds of pig, and one poultry breed, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
09 March 2016
View news from India Merial and Zoetis Enter into Strategic Agreement for Dairy Products in India
INDIA - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, and Zoetis India Limited, a subsidiary of Zoetis Inc, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement for medicines and vaccines for Dairy cattle in India....
26 January 2016
View news from India Figures Reveal India Has More Registered Slaughterhouses than Milk Units
INDIA - The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has revealed that India has more slaughterhouses than milk processing factories and liquid milk plants combined....
17 August 2015
View news from India India Sees Sharp Rise in Exports of Livestock Products
ANALYSIS - India has seen its exports of livestock products rise by more than 60 per cent over the last three years and now these products are playing an increasingly important role in the socio-economic life of the country....
14 July 2015
View news from India India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020, Says Bank Report
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020. ...
29 June 2015
View news from India Indian Farmers Feel Heat from Dairy Prices
INDIA – India's dairy producers are feeling the effects of the global dairy commodity price crash, having to produce milk for ten rupees per litre below year ago prices....
22 June 2015
View news from India Cow Protection Board Established for Maharashtra
INDIA – Cow protection fell further under India’s constitution with the recent formation of Maharashtra’s Cow Protection Board....
16 June 2015
View news from India Buffalo Calf Cloned From Somatic Cells in Urine
INDIA – A Murrah buffalo heifer calf has been created by isolating somatic cells from the urine of an elite, high yielding female dairy heifer....
02 June 2015
View news from India Maharashtra Gets Three Bovine Shelters
INDIA - The state of Maharashtra has got the nod from the central government for setting up three animal shelters also known as cattle centres (Gokul Gram)....
01 June 2015
View news from India Cargill India Mulling Animal Feed Plant in Uttar Pradesh
INDIA - Agrifood giant Cargill has planned an animal feed mill in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state. ...
View news from India Australia Eyes Andhra's Aquaculture, Dairy Sectors
INDIA - Australia is keen to invest in aquaculture and dairy sectors in Andhra Pradesh, Australia's Consul General Sean Kelly based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu told Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu recently....
28 May 2015
View news from India Cow Urine to be Used in Government Hospitals
INDIA - Hospitals in Rajasthan are to use cow urine as an alternative disinfectant....
27 May 2015
View news from India India Flavoured Milk Market to Grow 20 Per Cent till 2020
INDIA - India's flavoured milk market is expected to grow at 20 per cent from 2015 to 2020, according to market research....
13 May 2015
View news from India Mother Dairy to Enter North East Dairy Whitener Market
INDIA - A new whitener product is being released into north eastern India's $80 million market by one of the country's major dairy processors. ...
07 May 2015
View news from India Indian Dairy Welfare Code Reaches Local Level
INDIA - Local government are being issued advice as to how best implement the new national code of practices for managing dairy animals....
View news from India World’s Biggest Milk Producer Aims to Double Output
INDIA – India is looking to double its 2012 milk output by 2027 to keep pace with rocketing domestic demand....
20 April 2015
View news from India Small Indian Farms Get More Disaster Payments
INDIA - Farm support for losses during extreme weather events has been increased for Indian farmers. ...
30 March 2015
View news from India Indian Dairy Sector to Grow by 15.6 Per Cent in Next Financial Year
INDIA - The country's dairy sector will grow 15.6 per cent during the 2015-16 financial year, says Mumbai based rating and research firm, India Ratings & Research Pvt Limited (Ind-Ra), citing higher demand for dairy products. ...
27 March 2015
View news from India Mumbai to Get Cow Re-hab Centre
INDIA- In order to rehabilitate old cows, bulls and bullocks, Maharashtra state will be setting up Gokul Gram (cattle rehabilitation centre) at Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai. ...
26 March 2015
View news from India Amul to Set up Camel Dairy in India
INDIA - Indian dairy cooperative Amul is waiting on official permission to set up a camel milk processing plant in Kutch, Gujarat, with an investment of $1.12 million to $1.28 million....
10 February 2015
View news from India How Will India Address Food Production Challenges?
INDIA - Animal proteins are having a growing presence on the dinner plate in India and many seminars and discussions are being held on meeting this need....
09 February 2015
View news from India Amul to Set up 10 Milk Processing Plants
INDIA - India’s largest cooperative dairy producer will set up ten milk processing centres in the country in the next fiscal year....
02 February 2015
View news from India Sabar Dairy Starts New Plant in Haryana
INDIA - Gujarat based Sabarkantha District Co-operative Milk Producers Union Limited (SDCMPUL), popularly known as Sabar Dairy has started operation of its new plant in Rohtak, Haryana....
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