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  • Tshering Zangmo: A proud milk marketing driver in Pemagatshel

    Tshering Zangmo (Centre) with group’s Chairman and Secretary
    Tshering Zangmo (Centre) with group’s Chairman and Secretary

    July 22, Pemagatshel: It was a proud moment for Tshering Zangmo, 45 years old when she got her first salary of Nu. 1500/- for her service as a driver for Bartseri Gonor Gongphel Detshen.  She is known in the locality as ‘NU AMA’ literally meaning, Milk Mother.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    National Centre for Animal Nutrition, Department of Livestock, Bumthang is pleased to invite sealed Tender from eligible Bhutanese license holders for the supply of Laboratory consumable items and chemical.

    Date of sale of Tender Document                       10/08/2015 to 27/08/2015 till 1600 Hrs.

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  • Piggery Co-operative shop at Gelephu

    Members display their products
    Members display their products

    August 6 2015, Gelephu. The Sarpang Yarkey Piggery Co-operatives (SYPC) opened a new piggery co-operative shop at Gelephu market. It is intended to make local pork available in the commercial hub. The shop is the second sale-outlet for the group.  This outlet will cater for both the whole-sale and the retail of pork and fish produced by its Co-operative members at a competitive price. Currently SYPC has 55 members who are involved in piggery and fishery activities.

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  • Turkey Farming in Tsirang Dzongkhag

    Untitled31 July 2015, Tsirang: Under the directives of Department of Livestock, the National Poultry Development Centre in close collaboration with Tsirang Dzongkhag has launched turkey farming (backyard level) activity in the Dzongkhag on 31 July, 2015. Before launching turkey farming activities in the Dzongkhag, the farmers were trained on basic skills in general management of turkey birds (feeding, health care and management of the day to day farm operation).

    Of the total 64 farmers that took part in training program, 48 farmers turned out to pursue turkey farming and accordingly the farmers were provided with support packages for construction of shed (CGI sheet, cement and feeder and drinkers) for five number of birds/farm. The farmers were then supplied with two male and three female turkey poults, through which the farmers are expected to breed naturally in their farms like the native bird once it starts laying. The main objective of launching turkey farming activities is to provide the farmers an alternative source of income generation and also as source of family nutrition; further to provide self employment and to uplift rural livelihood.

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