On Tuesday 15 December we celebrated our first international webinar entitled: "Natural Livestock Farming: an approach to reduce the use of anti-microbials and towards Sustainable Dairy Farming." Under the able guidance of moderator Unnikrishnan Payyappalli the innovative approach in dairy farming based on the NLF 5-layer strategy was presented. Activities are now being implemented in [...]
More and more organizations worldwide, inducing funding agencies, express their interest in the Natural Livestock Farming network and 5-layered strategy for ways to overcome common constraints in dairy farming. For example in Uganda, where the major problem is related to increasing resistance of ticks to chemical acaricides. Funds of TIDE program of SNV-Uganda are used by [...]
During 1st Livestock Week celebrated 15-19 November 2017 in Addis Ababa, Dr Getachew Gebru Tegegn received a certificate of national recognition for his contribution to the development of the Livestock and fisheries sector in Ethiopia. The certificate was handed over by President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia H.E. Dr Mulatu Teshome at a ceremony [...]
This NLF article in Approaches to Poultry-Dairy- and Veterinary science describes the general NLF strategy to improve milk quality and reduce the use of antibiotics in dairy farming
Interesting lecture Grazing for Carbon by US dairy and pig farmer Joel Salatin while recently visiting the Netherlands (56 minutes). He explains about the principles of the natural ways of farming practiced on his farm, in which soil fertility is restored while numerous farm products are being produced! https://youtu.be/vXknh7OlEtg
Given the magnitude and severity of the threat of antimicrobial resistance, it is a sign of progress that Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) are now developing national action plans in response to WHO’s Global action plan on antimicrobial resistance.
On the website of "Review on Antimicrobial Resistance you can find various interesting publications on Antimicrobial Resistance.
Dairy provides livelihood to 60 million rural households in India, but the impact of global warming could have an impact on overall milk production in the coming years.