Silage Cattle Feed

Farmers Should Include Silage in Cow Feed

Silage Cattle Feed: The feeding practices adopted by cattle farmers greatly impact the animals’ capacity for milk production and consequently, the profitability of dairy farming. Most farmers struggle with cultivating the right quantity and quality of fodder. Typically, dairy farmers follow the daily cut-and-carry system, wherein the required quantity of fodder is harvested on a daily basis, chaffed and then Continue Reading

Research in cow derivatives

Lack of Funds Stalls Research in Cow-derivatives

The Centre’s ambitious scientific initiative SVAROP — aimed at validating research on cow-derivatives, including urine, and their benefits — has not made any headway even after two years as four of the five Ministries have not sanctioned funds, the convenor of the mission said. V. K. Vijay, head of the Centre for Rural Development and Technology, IIT-Delhi, and the convenor Continue Reading

Government BSF

Bengal government doesn’t know what to do with nearly 2,000 cows in BSF custody

Kolkata: The election machinery of Narendra Modi and the BJP has made a campaign plank of cow protection, but hundreds of bovine animals saved from smugglers face death and disease on the India-Bangladesh border in the absence of proper upkeep. The cattle heads were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF), which guards the international border, when they were allegedly Continue Reading