1-19 July, Trongsa: In order to control the dog births and its population effectively, a campaign was organised in Trongsa focusing on sterilisation and vaccination against anti-rabies. Such program will reduce a risk of rabies both in human and other animals.
30 July to 2 August 2014, Bumthang: A four days training on feed and fodder is under way at the National Centre for Animal Nutrition (NCAN). Thirty participants from Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDC) of Kanglung, Tsimasham, Wangdue and Zhemgang and officials from NCAN and RNR-RDC Jakar are attending it. The training is being facilitated by five resource persons from the Department of Livestock Development, Thailand. During the training period, various topics related to animal nutrition including fodder development for enhancing animal production in the country will be covered.
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 supplyfencing materials (Barbed Wire and U-nails). The procurement is funded by the Bhutan Trust Fund for Environment Conservation and the purchase shall be exempted from income tax, customs and import duties and excise taxes.
Yak farming is one of the main farming activities of the highland communities in northern Dzongkhags for decades. In the similar way, the community of Narut under Tang Geog in Bumthang Dzongkhag had been rearing the yaks in the past. The yak herders in those days used the natural pasture (Tsamdro) at Namgong and Phokpai for grazing their yaks.