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  • Yak Genetic Improvement and Semen Cryopreservation

    24th February, 2021: The Livestock Research and Extension Division, Department of Livestock in collaboration with National Highland Research and Development Centre (NHRDC), Jakar and National Dairy Research and Development Centre (NDRDC), Yusipang is organizing 14 days training on Artificial Insemination (AI) in yaks to the Livestock officials of highland districts and farm staffs in Haa. The training program is initiated as a part Highland Development Program to improve the Yak Breed (genetic) and conserve the Bhutanese indigenous Yak gene through semen cryopreservation.

    The importance of yaks to highland communities in Bhutan goes beyond the socio-economy and livelihood. It plays a key role in maintaining the rangeland eco-system, biodiversity conservation and preservation of culture and traditions. In view of addressing these concerns, Highland Development Program has been instituted which is expected to deliver a holistic set of targeted interventions to improve the livelihoods and socio-economic development of highland communities. Among several interventions under highland development program, Yak genetic improvement is one of the major components to ensure the sustainable livelihood of highland communities. This strategic plan is to establish yak nucleus farm for pure-line breeding, application of assisted reproductive technology in yak genetic improvement through the production of our own indigenous Yak semen.

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  • Production of Smoked Trout

    The National Research and Development Center for Riverine and Lake Fisheries (NRDCR&LF) under the Department of Livestock has successfully completed the standardization of fish smoking technique.  A manual on the technique of fish smoking will be made available soon.

    Fish smoking is a very popular fish processing method and one of the oldest preservation methods. Smoked fish is fish that has been cured by smoking. Smoking combines the effects of salting, drying, heating and smoking.

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  • Vacancy Re-announcement for ESP

    The National Highland Research & Development Center (NHR&DC-Jakar), DoL, MoAF, Bumthang is pleased to announce the vacancy for the following posts, as per the letter no. RCSC/HRMD/2/2021/2306, dated February 11, 2021:’’

    Sl. No.Name of PostCategoryRequirementAge LimitStation
    1Pasture AttendantESP118-50Integrated Yak Service Centre, Haa
    2Animal AttendantESP218-50

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  • Vacancy Re-Announcement

    The Regional Livestock Development Centre (RLDC), Zhemgang is pleased to re-announce the vacancy for Elementary Service Personnel (ESP) for recruitment in Royal Soelbum, which follows the Wangdigang-Sephu traditional migration system as under:

    Sl.No.AgencyPosition TitlePositionNo. of SlotsCriteria
    1Royal SoelbumAnimal AttendantESP1Bhutanese nationals within the age limit of 18-50 years

    Interested applicants may apply to the Regional Director, Regional Livestock Development Centre in Zhemgang on or before February 25, 2021 during office hours with the following documents: Continue reading  Post ID 13223

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  • Invitation of bids for NPRDC, Sarpang

    The National Poultry Research and Development Centre under the Department of Livestock, Sarpang Dzongkhag would like to invite sealed bids from interested and eligible national bidders having valid trade license for the supply of the following equipment.

    1. Supply, Installation & Commissioning of Automation system: Feeder and Drinker for Poultry Parent Stock
    2. Supply and Installation of Diesel Generator at Hatchery unit of the Centre.

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