milk production

Israel keen on helping Goa meet its dairy deficit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel is keen on partnering with dairy industry majors in Goa to increase milk production in the state, an official here said Friday.The state faces a ... Read more...

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Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Murrah milk drives Haryana’s white revolution


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) With dairy farming picking up in the state, and with the rising popularity of the Murrah breed of buffaloes, milk production in Haryana has gone up ... Read more...

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Fodder shortage may hit milk production: Pawar


July 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Faced with a 40 percent shortage of fodder, it would be difficult for India to achieve the target of 160 million tonnes of milk production ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairies


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 2 (IANS) To propel the milk revolution in Haryana, the state government has decided to set up 200 hi-tech mini-dairy units across the state this year (2012-13), an ... Read more...

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Rajasthan dairy official suspended


May 25th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) An officer of a government-run milk production plant here was suspended while the services of two private labour contractors were scrapped Friday, a day after at ... Read more...

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Seven child labourers rescued from Rajasthan milk plant


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) At least seven child labourers, all aged below 14 years, were rescued from a government-run milk production plant here Thursday, police said adding that plant authorities ... Read more...

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Drought hits Brazil


May 19th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 19 (IANS) A persistent drought in northeastern Brazil has destroyed up to 40 percent of the crops, authorities said Friday.The Bahiain state has been reeling under ... Read more...

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Europe condemns Russian livestock import ban


March 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Commission has condemned Russia's decision to ban livestock import from Europe following the spread there of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue viruses.Russia imposed a ... Read more...

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Russia to ban cattle imports from all EU states


March 6th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's food safety and sanitary watchdog will ban cattle imports from all EU countries from March 20 following the spread of the Schmallenberg and Bluetongue ... Read more...

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Stadium comes alive with buffaloes on the ramp!


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Feb 22 (IANS) Every time a contestant stepped on the ramp, there were no 'Uhs' and 'Aahs' that normally go with ramp shows. But there was cheering and ... Read more...

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Will control foot and mouth disease: Minister


February 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India Monday said it was committed to controlling foot and mouth disease (FMD) to increase the productivity of the livestock sector and improve the livelihood ... Read more...

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Pawar urges states to increase milk production


November 18th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Concerned over the shortage of milk, dairy products, meat and poultry pushing up food inflation, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday asked the states ... Read more...

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‘Kerala poverty alleviation movement without parallel’


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kudumbashree, a Kerala government initiative for poverty reduction that has become one of the largest women's movements in Asia, is a model that has no parallel, ... Read more...

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Australia, Netherlands to help Sri Lanka’s dairy industry


September 12th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia and the Netherlands are helping Sri Lanka kick start its dairy industry by investing over $12 million, authorities said. The Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank (Rabobank) of ... Read more...

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Punjab to have cattle markets on French lines


June 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it has decided to establish four ultra-modern cattle mandis (markets) on the lines of similar cattle markets in France.These will ... Read more...

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Ensuring milk security for the Indian consumer (Comment)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
During the recent past, milk being an essential food has become the most-talked-about products after petrol in urban India! Milk is a relatively new entrant amongst the food inflation-contributing items and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa offers 20 litres of water, 20 kg of free rice to BPL families in Tamil Nadu


March 24th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader J Jayalalithaa on Thursday opened her poll bag of freebies that more than matched the ruking Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party's ... Read more...

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Goat breeding: the new currency in the desert


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
By Dilip BidawatJodhpur, Mar 3 (ANI): The basis of all human civilizations across the world and from times immemorial has been the struggle for survival. In the arid desert region off ... Read more...

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Gujarat has 11 percent GDP growth rate: Modi


January 9th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday his state's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate was 11 percent, which was more than of China, while the ... Read more...

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Weaning infants late led to woolly mammoth’s end?


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Woolly mammoths inhabiting areas north of the Arctic Circle began weaning infants up to three years later than modern day African elephants. But this adapted nursing pattern could ... Read more...

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Delayed, longer weaning ‘could have led to woolly mammoths’ extinction’


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Researchers believe that the weaning pattern of woolly mammoths could have contributed to the extinction of the giant animals.University of Western Ontario investigators found that the mammoths began ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers can now own ‘imported’ calves


November 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Farmers in Haryana can now choose the sex of the calf in a cow's womb, that too by using bull's semen imported from US, officials said Tuesday.The Haryana ... Read more...

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20,000 kg of adulterated sweets confiscated in Gorakhpur


November 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahGorakhpur, Nov.1 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police and Department of Food and Civil Supplies officials seized around 20,000 kilograms of adulterated sweets from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District.The Food and Civil ... Read more...

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Bizarre feed supplement could cut greenhouse emissions by gassy cows


September 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): An unusual feed supplement could soon put an end to cow belches, a major source of greenhouse gases.A Penn State dairy scientist conducted a series of laboratory experiments ... Read more...

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US cattle genetics firm to help Punjab dairying


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading US-based cattle genetics marketing organisation Friday announced it will be working closely with Punjab farmers to promote dairy farming and help the state in achieving success ... Read more...

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Ban sought on genetic engineering of animals


August 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Humane Society International (HIS), an animal welfare group, wants a ban on the genetic engineering and cloning of farm animals aimed at boosting egg, meat or milk ... Read more...

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NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Drug haul used for milk adulteration seized in Uttar Pradesh


July 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur/ Bijnor, July 20 (ANI): A large consignment of the banned oxytocin drug, used for milk adulteration, has been seized during police raids carried out in Kanpur and Bijnor cities of Uttar ... Read more...

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Rs.17,000 crore plan to boost India’s milk production


July 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Anand, July 15 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has worked out a 15-year National Dairy Plan (NDP) with an outlay of Rs.17,000 crore ($3,650 million) to meet the country's projected ... Read more...

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NGO appeals for ban on cloning farm animals


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Animal rights organisation Humane Society International Thursday appealed to the government to prohibit the genetic engineering and cloning of farm animals for increasing egg, meat, or milk ... Read more...

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Shakespeare’s plays ‘boost cow milk production’


July 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Farmers have claimed that scenes from the William Shakespeare play 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' boosted cow milk production by four per cent.Actors of local Changeling Theatre ... Read more...

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Karachi bodybuilders taking cow, buffalo-steroids for ‘extra muscles’


June 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 30 (ANI): Various aspiring bodybuilders in Karachi are taking supplements containing anabolic steroids, which are also given to cows and buffaloes, in the hope of 'extra muscles' that could be ... Read more...

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Balanced protein diet can cut nitrogen build up on dairy farms


June 8th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Up to 35 percent of the accumulated nitrogen on dairy cattle farms can be reduced with a balanced diet in protein content without reducing milk production, suggests a ... Read more...

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UN: Milk production accounts for almost 3 percent of greenhouse gas emissions


April 20th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced Tuesday that nearly three percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions are a result of milk production.This ... Read more...

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