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  • Notice inviting quotation

    National Centre for Animal Nutrition, Department of Livestock, Bumthang is pleased to invite Sealed Quotations from eligible Bhutanese suppliers holding valid trade license for the supply fencing materials (Barbed Wire and U-nails). The procurement is funded by the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation (BTFEC) and the purchase shall be exempted from income tax, customs and import duties and excise taxes.

    Date of sale of Tender Document:                27/01/2016 to 19/02/2016 till 1200 Hrs

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  • Vacancy announcement

    National Jersey Breeding Centre, Samtse under Department of Livestock, MoAF is pleased to announce the vacancy for the post of Livestock Attendants (ESP), interested candidates within the age group of 18-40 years may apply for the post latest by 13th January, 2016 with the following documents:

    SL NOName of OfficeNo. of PostQualification
    1National Jersey Breeding Centre, Samtse8NA

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  • Improving feeding status of dairy cows in winter through crop residue enrichment

    Chopping the paddy straw
    Chopping the paddy straw

    November 24–28, Trongsa: The shortage of feed and fodder during the lean season is a major constraint in animal production in Bhutan. Over the past years, in an effort to redress this constraint, a number of practical technologies for winter feed and fodder production as well as conservation have been released for use in the extension.

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  • World Antibiotic Awareness Week

    unnamed16-22 November: 16 November 2015 marks the launch of the first World Antibiotic Awareness Week to raise awareness of best practice for using antibiotics and reduce the risks of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics and to prolong their effectiveness.

    The responsible and prudent use of antibiotics, in both people and animals, is crucial, not only in the interests of human health but also for animal health and animal welfare. To mark this special week, the OIE is making publicly available a dedicated internet portal, along with new posters and infographics, to enable national authorities, veterinarians, breeders and animal owners to take a more effective role in counteracting the major threat to public health posed by antimicrobial resistance.

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