Monthly Archives: May 2020
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….
The Officiating Director General of the Department of Livestock (DoL) along with a team of officials from the headquarters, regional offices in Bumthang paid a visit to Tang Community Farm (TCF) to discuss and find out the possible areas of collaboration and provide technical support by DoL wherever possible to contribute in boosting up the Read more….
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….
May 05, 2020: African Swine Fever (ASF) is a severe viral disease of pigs affecting both domestic and wild pigs. The disease does not directly affect public health or food safety, it does not transmit from animals to humans, but it is a terminal and highly infectious viral disease that has a serious impact on Read more….
“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….