Genetically superior bulls, ideal to improve the breeds of dairy buffaloes

A single bull provides various benefits such as draft animal power, additional meat, and a source of semen for breeding strategies. Beyond these gains, a bull’s contribution is indispensable in achieving a good and reliable herd of animals. There are indeed many existing testimonies stating that it is best to use a bull aligned with […]

Cooperation, use of technologies usher improvement of dairy livelihood in N.E.

A veterinarian from Osaka, Japan, Dr. Asuka Kunisawa, 34, decided to join the Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) in the Philippines to help smallhold dairy farmers. Using her bicycle, she pedals her way from the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool to reach the barangays of Licaong and Catalanacan in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija where she […]

PCC awards dairy buffaloes to ATI Central Luzon accredited learning sites

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) awarded eight dairy buffaloes, all of which are considered matured and milking animals, to two accredited learning sites of Agricultural Training Institute-Central Luzon (ATI-CL) in Sta. Ignacia, Tarlac and Sta. Ana, Pampanga last April 10. This initiative aims to support local farmers and further boost the country’s milk production. The […]

Carabao farmers in Zambo undergo training on dairy buffalo production and management

Forty-one carabao farmers in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte have recently gained practical knowledge on dairy buffalo management. The select participants, who were trained by PCC at Mindanao Livestock Production Center (PCC@MLPC) last June 5, were from Barangays Goin, Mabuhay, Goaw, New Bethlehem, Candelaria, Tapican and Kayok, which are identified as the pilot barangays for the […]

Select Sto. Niño farmers gain knowledge, hands-on experience from FLS-DBP

“What makes the Farmer Livestock School on Dairy Buffalo Production (FLS-DBP) stand out from other trainings is that it doesn’t force participants to adopt a certain technology or way but it offers technology options that farmers can use based on their needs and situation.” This was underscored by Dr. Eric Palacpac, chief of the Philippine […]

PCC at USM strengthens skills of AI technicians on OP

Twelve successful participants composed of provincial artificial insemination coordinators (PAIC) who are also performing as AI technicians from Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and Maguindanao completed the Advance Training on Ovarian Palpation facilitated by the Philippine Carabao Center at University of Southern Mindanao […]

PCC centers gear up for new tools in recording data for buffaloes

More than 20 participants from the Philippine Carabao Center’s (PCC) regional network underwent a “Training on Integrating Digital Animal Weighing Scale and Radio Frequency Identification/Electronic Identification (RFID/EID) Readers for Buffaloes” last April 24-26, 2019 at the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool. The training aimed to enrich the knowledge of participants and provide them hands-on […]

PCC at MMSU participates in Farmer’s Festival

The Philippine Carabao Center at Mariano Marcos State University (PCC at MMSU) participated in the week-long celebration of the 11th Farmer’s Festival at Batac City, Ilocos Norte on May 1-5, 2019. The festival is an annual celebration of the city to give due recognition to the farmers who are constant partners in agriculture and economic […]

Meters-long ‘Kesong Puti’ takes center stage in N.E.’s 1st Kesong Puti Festival

The ceremonial slicing of a 5.3-meter-long “kesong puti” (white cheese) was the highlight of the first ever Kesong Puti Festival held last May 9 in Talavera, Nueva Ecija (N.E), which coincided with the town’s “Farmer’s Week” celebration. The cheese, weighing 245kg with a width of 1.11 meters and a thickness of 2.54 cm, is dubbed […]

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