Latest Updates

Improving the Yak Breeds

28th May 2020: To improve yak breed and revive declining yak herding practices, National Highland Research and Development Centre(NHRDC)  in coordination with Research and Extension Division (RED), Department of Livestock, handed over 3 no’s of yaks (2 breeding bull, 1 female) to Assistant Dzongkhag Livestock Officer (ADLO) of Gasa Dzongkhag to be distributed to highland Read more….

May 21, 2020: Department of Livestock officials paid a visit to Wobthang Community Farm (WCF)

The Officiating Director General of the Department of Livestock (DoL) along with a team of officials from the headquarters, regional offices in Bumthang paid a visit to Tang Community Farm (TCF) to discuss and find out the possible areas of collaboration and provide technical support by DoL wherever possible to contribute in boosting up the Read more….

May 19, 2020: Risk assessment and biosecurity monitoring of government and commercial piggery farms and to create awareness on African Swine Fever (ASF)

Three teams comprising of officials from the Department of Livestock (DoL) and officials from Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) along with the officials from Regional Livestock Development Centres (RLDC) are currently in the dzongkhags for risk assessment and biosecurity monitoring of government and commercial piggery farms and to create awareness on African Swine Read more….