Animal Husbandry Dept. Kargil holds awareness program for Yak Herders

Kargil, Nov. 10: Animal Husbandry Department Kargil in collaboration with ICAR-NRC Dirang organized an awareness program for Yak Herders at YBF Bodhkharboo under NRC Yak Institute STC program.

Councillor Stakchay Khangral, Padma Dorjay Numberdar, Sarpanch of the villages, Scientists from ICAR -NRCY Dirang, CAHO Kargil, Manager YBFB and a total of 100 Yak Herders associated with yak rearing from different villages participated in the program.

Dr Ashiq Hussain, Manager Yak Breeding welc...

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Wild Carnivores Rampage at Thovina Village: Over 20 Domestic Animals Dead, Dozens Injured

VoL Desk, July 31: Thovina village in Kargil witnessed a tragic incident as wild carnivores attacked a domestic sheepfold in Mohalla Bardum Thovina at Fuks – Choskam Ree, resulting in the death of more than 20 domestic goats and sheep, with dozens more wounded. The attack occurred last evening, and the villagers discovered the lifeless animals inside the sheepfold early in the morning.

The Thovina Ree (Mountain) region is known to be the habitat of various wild carnivores, including snow ...

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Animal Husbandry Dept Ladakh signs MoU with ICAR-NBAGR

Leh, May 22: The ICAR – National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, Haryana in collaboration with the Animal Husbandry Department organised an event aimed at raising awareness among stakeholders about the invaluable animal genetic resources and the importance of biodiversity preservation on May 22 at DC Conference Hall.

The event also served as an occasion to honor the livestock keepers for their commendable role as protectors of indigenous breeds and populations in Ladakh.


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Livestock deaths due to starvation; prompt action from Department of Sheep and Animal Husbandry in Leh

Leh, April 26: In response to the recent incidences of starvation deaths among livestock in Bogdang Nala, the field officer of the Department of Sheep and Animal Husbandry Leh investigated the matter. After conducting a thorough investigation, the officer confirmed that the animals died due to a lack of fodder and grazing lands.

To mitigate the risk of such incidents occurring in the future, the officer recommended exploring and taking up the prospect of developing fodder and promoting su...

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Veterinary services to reach at doorstep for livestock owners

Leh, March 03: The Department of Animal Husbandry, Leh convened a meeting regarding ‘Outreach of Veterinary Doctors at Livestock Breeder’s Doorstep’ on March 2 at LDO Office Chushot.

Livestock Development Officer, Leh, Dr. Shakil Ahmad informed that soon the veterinary services will start at the village level. He seeks cooperation from public representatives to achieve the purpose of the initiative. Further, he informed that the Doctor will do physical treatment of livestock including pre...

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DM Kargil restrict entry of bovine animal to prevent spread of Lumpy Skin Disease

VoL Desk, August 26: To prevent the spread of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), the office of the District Magistrate, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve has imposed restrictions on the entry of bovine animals in the District Kargil under Section 144 CrPC, announced an order today.

The outbreak of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) is being reported in various states of India, while the Administrative Secretary Animal /Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department, UT Ladakh vide his letter No ADM-Secy/ ASH&F/UTL/ 2022-2...

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Animal Husbandry Dept Leh launches FMD vaccination prog

Leh, May 31: The Department of Animal Husbandry, Leh launched a vaccination programme/drive against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) under the centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) of the National Animal Disease Control Program (NADCP) to cover the entire bovine population of Leh district.

The FMD vaccination drive was launched in the presence of Executive Councillor, Animal/Sheep Husbandry, LAHDC, Leh, Tashi Namgyal; Secretary, Animal/Sheep Husbandry, UT Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar; Director, Animal/S...

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Director Animal Husbandry tours Kargil

Launches free distribution of pelleted feed under winter contingency plan at Sapi village

KARGIL, MARCH 20, 2022: Director Animal/Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Dr Muhammad Raza today toured Kargil and launched the free distribution of highly concentrated pelleted feed under winter contingency plan funded by the UT Administration from Sapi village.

The director was accompanied by Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Kargil, Dr Muhammad Ismail, District Sheep Husbandry Officer Kargil, Dr Ifti...

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Animal Husbandry Dept. organizes program for para-veterinarians

KARGIL, MARCH 05, 2022: Animal Husbandry Department Kargil today organized one-day refresher course to para-veterinarians of the department at its Cattle Breeding Farm Kurbathang.

The doctors of the department delivered different topics which included an introduction to newly procured medicines, teaching classes on different veterinary clinical cases, treatment and prophylaxis.

Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Manager CB, in his welcome address detailed participants about the program schedule for the day.


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Snow Leopard Kills 23 Sheep at Lankerchey

KARGIL, JANUARY 29, 2022: At least 23 sheep were killed in a leopard attack in Youkmagatoo and Farka Gontabsa area of Lankerchey here today.

The snow leopard barged into the livestock shed of two farmers named Mohammad Ali Gontabsa and Mohd Hanifa of Youkma Gatoo during the intervening night of Saturday.

The owner of the sheep, Mohd Ali of Gongtabsa told the media that a leopard barged inside his livestock shed, killing nine sheep besides leaving several others wounded.

Another leop...

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