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  • Training on ELISA Techniques for Diagnosis and Control of Avian Influenza A(H7N9)

    20141118_101701A three days training on ELISA Techniques for Diagnosis and Control of Avian Influenza A(H7N9) is being currently conducted in RLDC, Wangdue from 17 to 19 November 2014 for the field veterinarians and laboratory technicians in the country.

    The training is mainly conducted with the objectives to update and upgrade the knowledge and skills of the laboratory/field staffs on the diagnostic techniques for detection and control of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus and to upgrade and strengthen the diagnostic capacities of the regional laboratories for avian influenza A(H7N9) through direct technology transfer.

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  • Quotation for Airfare

    National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang would like to request the ticketing agents to submit your Airfare quotation rates for the shortest route as per the terms and conditions listed under:

    Terms and Conditions:

    1. Your quotation is to be submitted in a sealed envelope (official seal) which should be marked “Quotation for Airfare” with appropriate name of the signatory bearing office seal on company letter head.
    2. The quotation should be submitted on or before 14th November, 2014 at 1.00PM and will be opened on same date at 2.00PM.
    3. Your quotation should be addressed to Program Director, National Centre for Animal Health, Serbithang.
    4. The bids will be evaluated on the types of aircrafts quoted, timing of flight, route of the travel and on top of the rates quoted.
    5. The ticket issuance time should be 5days from the opening of quotation.

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  • Egg is now affordable

    Thimphu Retailers help to bring down the egg price. You can buy eggs at Nu.260/tray from these shops. The YBC- Youth Cooperative has taken the initiative to market the egg at cheaper price for the benefit of the general consumers.

    If you are looking for affordable eggs please visit these shops.  Please inform YBC-Office if you are paying higher than Nu.260/tray from these shops. @ 17667628, 17631374: Please Note: eggs become out of stock sometimes as it is much cheaper than other shops. Continue reading  Post ID 3374

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  • Mastiff Dog Exhibition (Bjopchi)

    UntitledThe first ever dog show/exhibition held in Bhutan was oragnized by Thimphu Dzongkhag in Soe and Lingshi geog. The dog show/exhibition was focused on the declining breed of our native Mastiff dog (Bjopchi). This activity was supported by Department of livestock under the Highland Development Programme which very well fits in the indicators set for the program.

    The show was conducted in Soe geog on the 8 October and 12 October in Lingzhi geog. The objectives for conducting such exhibition are to conserve Mastiff dog (Bjopchi), create awareness and importance of mastiff breed, de-worming and vaccination of Dogs, encourage Highlanders to Breed good quality Mastiff and alternative source of income generation.

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  • Reviving community yak farm at Bumthang

    Untitled28 October, Bumthang: The second consultative meeting on reviving community yak farm was held with Narut Community at Tang Geog in Bumthang Dzongkhag. The meeting was attended by officials from the National Center for Animal nutrition, Dzongkhag Livestock sector and Geog Administration. During the meeting works on additional rangeland fencing, clearing of yak migratory routes including maintenance of herder’s shed at Namgong and procurement of good quality yaks were discussed and finalized.

    As decided in the meeting, these activities will be implemented within December, 2014 under the HANAS sub-project title “ Securing Rangeland Soil Carbon Through Community Yak Herding within Thrumshingla National Park” funded by Bhutan Trust for Environment Conservation.

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