The antibiotics have saved millions of lives since they were first discovered. In animals, we use antibiotics for improving welfare and for enhancing the production. However, the indiscriminate use of these antibiotics has led to emergence of resistant bacteria in which antibiotics no longer work also known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The UK Government has Read more….
The Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests in collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), Tokyo, Japan has organised two days’ workshop on Monitoring of Quantities and usage patterns of antimicrobial agents in Bhutan and a daylong seminar on Containment of antimicrobial resistance in the private livestock sectors in Bhutan from Read more….
A Bhutanese Dairy Farmer, Ms. Chimmi Dema, an aspiring dairy farmer from Gogona, Wangduephodrang received a prestigious FAO’s “Model Agriculturalists” award on 18th October 2019 at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand. The Assistant Director General of FAO RAP presented the FAO’s annual Asia-Pacific award to Ms. Chimmi Dema and Read more….
The Nation marks the World Rabies Day with a theme “Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate”. The Department of Livestock will update of happenings on Rabies day all across the country soon. Lets us all come together responsibly and make Rabies a past history. #RabiesEndHere