Nationwide Accelerated Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Program (NADPM&RCP): Daily Progress Dashboard for Pet Dog Microchipping and Registration on 19 May 2022.
5-8th May 2022, Venue- Gelephu: As part of the Competency Based Framework initiated by RCSC, the first training on Veterinary Clinical SOPs, Patient Care and Animal Welfare of the Veterinary Officers was rolled out. The CBF for veterinary officers was developed in May 2021. Through this training program the veterinarians will hone skills on the Read more….
The outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in a semi-commercial pig farm was confirmed in Samphelling, under Chukha Dzongkhag on April 17, 2022. The disease was confirmed by the National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang using real time-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test. ASF is a highly contagious viral disease that causes up to 100% mortality Read more….
2nd March 2022: Yak mortality is reported from different parts of yak rearing districts due to a recent heavy snowfall measuring about 3-4 feet in highland areas of the country. It is reported that 345 yaks have died to date and many more missing across the country with the death reports still coming in. Read more….
14th January 2022: The JICA Bhutan Office handed over the infrastructure (EMT model poultry farm) and facilities (EM activator plant, equipment) based in Tsirang Dzongkhag to the Department of Livestock. The project titled “Effective Microorganism Technology (EMT) in a poultry farm in Tsirang- A collaborative project between the Department of Livestock and Miyagi Farm Co., Read more….
Fund Supported by Kanchenjunga Landscape Conservation & Development Initiatives (KLCDI), ICIMOD, Nepal, and Highland Development Program, Department of Livestock (DoL) Ministry of Agriculture & Forests (MoAF), Bhutan. From 16th to 18th November 2021, the Livestock Research & Extension Division under the Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture & Forests, organized a 3-day write shop in Read more….
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021 November 16, 2021 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is observed annually from 18 to 24 of November globally. The main aim of the WAAW is to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers, farmers, animal health professionals and policy Read more….
12th – 13th October, 2021: The National Highland Research and Development Center, Jakar in collaboration with Livestock Research and Extension Division, Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu organized two days national highland development review and coordination workshop with effect from 12th October to 13th October 2021 in Haa Dzongkhag. The workshop is Read more….