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Commercial Goat Farming

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Goats are among the main meat-producing animals in India , whose meat (chevon) is one of the choicest meats and has huge domestic demand. Due to its good economic prospects, goat rearing under intensive and semi-intensive system for commercial production has been gaining momentum for the past couple of years. High demand for goat and its products with potential of good economic returns have been deriving many progressive farmers, businessmen, professionals, ex-servicemen and educated youths to take up the goat enterprise on a commercial scale.

Vaccine for Plague (Peste des petits ruminants­-PPR): A Disease of Small Ruminants

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The PPR is most important infectious disease of small ruminants and is known as sheep and goat plague. The disease was reported in India in 1989 from Tamil Nadu. It is now prevalent in all the parts of the country. The disease is also endemic in our neighboring countries viz., Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. It causes death in more than 50% of the affected animals due to high fever, pneumonia, diarrhoea and dehydration. The annual loss due to PPR in t.he small ruminants (about 200 million) in India is approximately Rs.180 crores.
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Moth bean varieties don’t mind worst drought

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Moth bean also known as Matki, Math, Dew bean (Vigna aconitfolia) has been known for high degree of adaptation in rainfed arid situation due to tolerance to drought and high temperature.

Narmadanidhi, a New Improved Variety of Chicken Released for Backyard Farming

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30th October, 2015, Jabalpur

Narmadanidhi, a New Improved Variety of Chicken Released A new and improved location specific variety of chicken, ‘Narmadanidhi’ wasreleased by Dr. K. M. L. Pathak, DDG (Animal Science), ICAR at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Nanaji Deshmukh Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur here today.

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