Commercial Dairy Farming: A safe venture

Commercial Dairy Farming: A safe venture

Dr R Venugopal M V Sc Recently due to the shortfalls in IT, real estate and other allied sectors several investors have turned to commercial farming. The dairy sector offers a good opportunity for those who are looking for new and expanding markets. While the...
Livestock, Climate change, Trees and NDDB

Livestock, Climate change, Trees and NDDB

Why should National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) launch a campaign to plant trees throughout India? As part of World Environment Day celebrations, the Chairman of NDDB launched the initiative to plant trees through 1,60000 village co-operative milk societies spread...
‘Victoria’ horses of Mumbai: who will take care of them?

‘Victoria’ horses of Mumbai: who will take care of them?

(Featured Image Courtesy: fablefeed.com) On 8th June 2015, the Hon. High Court of Bombay pronounced its judgement that ‘the activity of running carriages and/or ‘victorias’ driven by the horses in the city of Mumbai for joyrides is completely illegal...
Ban on slaughter of cows: Some beefy discussions

Ban on slaughter of cows: Some beefy discussions

With the opening up of Russian markets to Indian buffalo meat, India’s export is expected to touch ₹ 30000 crore during the current financial year from ₹ 11400 crore of 2010-11 and ₹ 13800 crore of 2012-13. India exports buffalo meat to 64 countries from the 27...