Livestock News from Asia

  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 09:15:00 AM +0800HKT

In the largest project of its kind in the world and the biggest ever undertaken by an Israeli firm, 30,000 dairy cows are being flown to Vietnam to supply 300 million liters of milk annually as part of a $500 million dairy farm project there.


  Last Updated: Monday 7th of February 2011 01:19:00 AM +0800HKT

South Korea confirmed an additional case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in its largest port city on Monday as quarantine authorities start the second stage of its nationwide vaccination process, Yonhap news agency quoted the government as saying Monday.


  Last Updated: Saturday 5th of February 2011 09:12:00 AM +0800HKT

Barisal BSCIC (Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation) survives merely in name with only 35 running industrial units though it was to be the biggest industrial city. In 1961 Barisal BSCIC was projected at Kawnia on a large area of 130.61 acres of land consisting of 463 plots to be allotted, whereas, in last 50 years only 252 plots have been leased and the rest 211 plots have been lying empty as the pasture land used by the local inhabitants.


  Last Updated: Thursday 9th of December 2010 11:05:00 PM +0800HKT

Morocco and Algeria have been added to the list of countries whose livestock are affected by Bluetongue disease. Importing susceptible animals from these countries, therefore, should be under preconditions, said the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW).


  Last Updated: Thursday 9th of December 2010 09:14:00 PM +0800HKT

Siberia's PAVA supplies livestock farms in Turkey with bran produced from ecologically clean Altay grain