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Government Subsidy for Establishment of Small Dairy Units

The Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) is funded by NABARD to assist farmers in various ways, including setting up of Small Dairy Units. The prime focus is to uplift the dairy business in India and to assist farmers in generating secondary allied income. Following are the objectives of the scheme: To promote setting up of modern dairy farms… read more »

Government Subsidy for Purchase of Dairy Processing Equipment to Manufacture Indigenous Milk Products

The Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) is funded by NABARD to assist farmers in various ways, subsidising the purchase of Dairy Processing Equipment for manufacturing milk products. The prime focus is to uplift the dairy business in India and to assist farmers in generating secondary allied income. Following are the objectives of the scheme: To promote setting up… read more »

Government Subsidy for Rearing of Heifers

The Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) is funded by NABARD to assist farmers in various ways, including rearing of Heifers. The prime focus is to uplift the dairy business in India and to assist farmers in generating secondary allied income. The objectives of the Scheme are: To promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean… read more »

Small but Beautiful Dwarf Cattle Breeds: Kasaragod

Dr. A. Samad The breed gets its name from the area where it is reared predominantly. Kasaragod is the northernmost district of Kerala bestowed with vast coastal area in the west, plains in the South and hills in North. The local breed Kasaragod are of the dwarf type, with a uniform coat black colour and… read more »

Heat Stress in Cows: Can it be prevented?

Dr. A. Samad April heralds the onset of intense summer in most parts of India. Lot of myths about heat stress in animals are prevalent, and this post hopes to separate the facts from fiction. Let us consider first the temperature comfort zone for cattle? From numerous investigations, it has emerged that it is not… read more »

क्या आप जाणते है के गाय को बांधणा एक क्रूरता है !!!!!

जाने अनजाने हम प्रनियो पर अनेक प्रकार कि क्रूरता करते है जो उनके लिये अतियांत हानिकारक साबित हो सक्ती है और इनही मे से एक इन्हे बांधना है। प्राकृतिक रूप से गाय समूह मे रेहने कि आदी होती है और यही इन्हे शांत स्वभाव से रेहने के लिये प्रेरित करता है। वे अपना दिन अराम… read more »

Cooling Systems to Protect Cows from Heat Stress

Dr. Abdul Samad Most of India experiences a severe summer from April to July, with temperatures soaring to about 45 degrees Celsius. In such harsh weather, dairy cows need protection from ambient heat (environmental heat), else they suffer from Heat Stress Syndrome. This ailment leads to reduced dry matter intake, increased rectal temperature, respiratory rate,… read more »

Can a Heat-tolerant Cow Breed Be Evolved?

Research has shown that cattle are comfortable when the ambient temperature is around 25-30 degrees Celsius. It is not temperature alone, but a combination of humidity and temperature that affects the comfort of cattle, and hence the Temperature-Humidity Index (THI) is considered. Recently, another index incorporating solar radiation has also been proposed, since this has… read more »

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