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  • Willow Silage Making Training for Chumey Farmers

    Participants engaged in the practical session
    Participants engaged in the practical session

    September 16, 2015, Bumthang: The National Centre for Animal Nutrition (NCAN) Bumthang organised a day long training on Willow (Salix babylonica) Silage making in Bumthang Dzongkhag. A total of 30 dairy farmers from Chungphel Chewog under Chumey Geog attended training. The hands on training provided them a basic skill on making willow silage in plastic bag and operation of fodder chaff cutter machine.

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  • Hon’ble Lyonchen visits a Livestock Farm in Sarpang

    Lyonchen inspecting the piggery farm at Samtenling geog, Sarpang
    Lyonchen inspecting the piggery farm at Samtenling geog, Sarpang

    18 September, Sarpang: It was a dream for Bishnu Maya Rai and her spouse Kisherman Rai of Samteling geog, Sarpang Dzongkhag, when the Prime Minister of Bhutan visited their home on 16 September 2015. They were overwhelmed and it was all thanks to their pigs that made the visit of Lyonchen happen. The family has been venturing to create one of the biggest private piggery farms with a shed capacity of 10 breeding units and 100 fattener units.  At present their farm has 85 pigs excluding the recently farrowed sucklers from three sows.

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  • Prizes awarded to Members of Cooperatives of Nubi and Tangsibji geogs

    The Chief Guest awarding the prizes
    The Chief Guest awarding the prizes

    September 4-5, Trongsa: The Trongsa Dzongkhag Livestock Sector organised a program to reward the proactive members of the two milk cooperatives operating the milk processing units (MPUs) at Nubi and Tangsibji geogs. Hard working and motivated farmers were selected based on their contribution towards group sustainability and growth.

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  • Notice inviting Tender

    Regional Pig and Poultry Breeding Centre (RPPBC), Lingmethang, Mongar would like to invite sealed items rates from eligible Contractor with valid license for the following work;

    Name of TenderClass of ContractDate of sale of BidsLast date of bid submission and timeBid opening date and timeBid security (Nu)
    Construction of Weaner shed, Biological Pit and maintenance of sheds at RPPBC, LingmethangSmall1/9/2015 to 30/9/201530th September, 2015 at 12.00PM (BST)30th September, 2015 at 2.30PM (BST)33,500.00

    The tender documents can be downloaded from the link below or www.cdb.gov.bt. For further information, you can contact at 04-744274 /744127

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  • 75 cum Bio-gas Digester inaugurated in Samtse

    The Livestok Director General and Program Director for National Dairy Development Centre inaugurating the digester
    The Livestok Director General and Program Director for National Dairy Development Centre inaugurating the digester

    August 28, Samtse: The Director General for Department of Livestock, Dr. Tashi Samdup officially inaugurated the installation of 75 cum Bio-gas Digester at the National Jersey Breeding Centre (NJBC). It was constructed at the cost of Nu. 600,000.00/-which was funded by the Asian Development Bank and RGoB with the technical assistance from SNV, Netherlands.

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