The National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in Karnal, Haryana, has produced the country’s first cloned female calf of the desi breed Gir, named ‘Ganga.’ The NDRI had initiated a project to clone indigenous cow breeds such as Gir and Sahiwal ..
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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is a highly contagious viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals such as cattle, buffaloes, sheep, and goats. In India, FMD is a major concern for livestock farmers as it leads to a reduction in milk ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2024
The Indian Journal of Medical Research that India is developing the highest resistance to anti-microbial drugs in the rest of the world. In India, antimicrobial resistance is increasing in food, animals, and humans as well. In 2020, the AMU of ..
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Pasuvula Panduga is a cattle festival that is observed annually during Kanuma (3rd day of the Sankranthi Festival), to appease the gods for improving and protecting livestock. This festival is held in the Rangampet village of Andhra Pradesh. Around 30 ..
The World Health Organization is to celebrate Antimicrobial Awareness Week between November 18, 2020 and November 24, 2020. The week aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance. Also, it encourages best practices among health workers, general public and policy ..
Every year, the World Day for Farmed Animals is celebrated by the International Animal Welfare Organization, Asia for Animals Coalition and World Animal Protection. The day is celebrated to bring in awareness in treating animals as sentient beings and make ..