A drawn out court case raises questions about India s animal quarantine managers

A deadly virus, possibly the same one that crossed over in 1997 in Hong Kong from chicken to kill human beings, has killed thousands of chicken and ducks in South Korea. The government has culled

Oysters have feelings too and neglecting them could have implications for their health, as well as for that of other sea animals suggests a recent study research done in France. The scraping and

Is the RJF extinct in the wild?

Amid the gloom surrounding RJF data, an experiment in Haryana gives some hope

Modifying chicken to suit the palate. Is it safe?

In 1996, about 14,000 million tonnes of meat came from the chicken alone. Rare indigenous breeds are extremely hardy and provide more protein and nutrition. Research on them is the need of the hour

New international trade regulations could mean some more bad news for indigenous fowl breeds

The rare Jhabua kalamansi disappears from banquets, while the productive Nicobari thaiknet goes unnoticed

India, which gave the red jungle fowl, the mother of all poultry to the rest of the world, is now importing poultry from outside and destroying its own indigenous species. Today these unique breeds are disappearing, partly because of neglect and partly b