Second Vulture-Safe Veterinary Painkiller Identified! Tolfenamic Acid

In 2003, the veterinary use of diclofenac to treat cattle was discovered to be the cause of catastrophic vulture declines across South Asia. There was an urgent need to identify...
Cow Comfort
Cow Comfort

What is Meant by Cow Comfort?

Many veterinary consultants advise about cow comfort since it is important for health and productivity of the cow. Let us understand what is “Cow Comfort”? We have domesticated cows for...
One Health approach
One Health approach

One Health Concept Recognizes that Animal and Human Health are Inter-dependent

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld, spoke to Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India, to know more about the critical need to efficiently and effectively implement the One...
Realignment of DeAnimal Husbandry & Dairying schemes
Realignment of DeAnimal Husbandry & Dairying schemes

Realignment of Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying Schemes

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved implementation of special livestock sector package comprising of several activities by revising & realigning several components of schemes...
Dwarf Cow
Dwarf Cow

Tiny Dwarf Cow Draws Huge Crowds in Bangladesh, Despite Coronavirus Lockdown

Thousands of people are defying a nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Bangladesh to see Rani, a 51 centimetre-tall cow whose owners claim it is the world’s smallest. The 23-month-old dwarf cow...
Import Gir Bulls from Brazil
Import Gir Bulls from Brazil

Ghar Wapsi: Vicky Donor to Return from Brazil to Rock Home Bull Market

To boost milk production the state animal husbandry and dairy development department is planning to import four Gir Bulls for breeding high yield cattle. To Sambha Land and Back The...
ICAR-CIRB
ICAR-CIRB

ICAR-CIRB makes commendable achievement in buffalo cloning by producing seven clones from a single breeding bull

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, has officially announced that ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB), Hisar produced seven clones of superior breeding buffalo...
One Health High-Level Expert Panel
One Health High-Level Expert Panel

New International Expert Panel to Address the Emergence and Spread of Zoonotic Diseases

International organizations have come together to launch a new One Health High-Level Expert Panel to improve understanding of how diseases with the potential to trigger pandemics, emerge and spread. The...
Human Epidemic Management
Human Epidemic Management

Human Epidemic Management – How Veterinarians Can Contribute

In my earlier blog, I discussed the rationale and direct roles that can be assigned to veterinarians in COVID patient management. In this blog, I will discuss the third question....
Veterinarians can be a Useful Human Resource in the COVID
Veterinarians can be a Useful Human Resource in the COVID

Veterinarians Can Contribute in Medical Emergencies: I – Patient Management

The current COVID pandemic should incite us to discuss and debate on policies and solutions as extraordinary situations require out-of-box thinking. In this blog, I raise an important issue which...