cow washing

Know Why Washing a Cow Daily is Harmful?

Today I read a comment in the social media written by a person who claims to be ‘Tradition Expert’, ‘Historian’, ‘Culturist’, and expert in several other disciplines recommending that cows...
Sterilization of Bulls In Madhya Pradesh

Internal Conspiracy: BJP’s Pragya Thakur on Sterilization of Bulls In Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: After objections were raised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur, the Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday withdrew the order of sterilization of bulls. The Animal Husbandry Department...
Loose Housing System Standard Parameters

Evolution of Loose Housing System for Cows and Buffaloes in Maharashtra: II- Standard Parameters 

In Part I of the blog, I gave a brief on how the loose concept was implemented in the Bombay Veterinary College Farms and academic studies were carried out.  This...
Loose Housing System

Evolution of Loose Housing System for Cows and Buffaloes in Maharashtra: I-How it started

Indiancattle.com recently organized a competition to select few models of low-cost loose cow housing systems, restricted to the Maharashtra State, but intend to take this initiative even to other states. ...
Cow Housing Competition

Low Cost, High Comfort Cow Housing Competition

Providing hygienic housing to cows to ensure their comfort and natural behavior is important.  Generally, while constructing a cow or buffalo house what is required for the cow is ignored. ...

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

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 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...