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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Improving the Yak Breeds

28th May 2020: To improve yak breed and revive declining yak herding practices, National Highland Research and Development Centre(NHRDC)  in coordination with Research and Extension Division (RED), Department of Livestock, handed over 3 no’s of yaks (2 breeding bull, 1 female) to Assistant Dzongkhag Livestock Officer (ADLO) of Gasa Dzongkhag to be distributed to highland Read more….

May 19, 2020: Risk assessment and biosecurity monitoring of government and commercial piggery farms and to create awareness on African Swine Fever (ASF)

Three teams comprising of officials from the Department of Livestock (DoL) and officials from Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) along with the officials from Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDC) are currently in the dzongkhags for risk assessment and biosecurity monitoring of government and commercial piggery farms and to create awareness on African Swine Read more….

DoL bids farewell to Dr. Tashi Samdrup, Director General

“Farewell, to the boss who showed us that secret to success lies in simple things like hard-work, perseverance and professionalism” In a small in-house ceremony attended by few staff under DoL HQ expressed a gratitude and note of appreciation to Dr. Tashi Samdup (PhD), an outgoing Director General of DoL for his boundless support and Read more….

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