PCC strengthens carabao sanctuary in Calayan Island, Cagayan

Revisiting the carabao sanctuary in Calayan Island, a 15-hour travel by land from the Philippine Carabao Center headquarters in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, one would immediately feel relieved of the long haul because of the raw beauty that is awaiting to be revealed! A warm greeting from a Calayano even makes the […]



Efficient bull farm operations impact on nationwide GIP

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) thru its national bull farm located in Caranglan, Nueva Ecija exerts efforts to produce quality semen for widescale Artificial Insemination (AI) in support of its Genetic Improvement Program (GIP). Successful AI and GIP necessitate quality semen, which is anchored on proper donor bull management practices. According to bull farm manager […]


White revolution: The farmers’ liberation from hopelessness

ABOUT a decade ago, the usual talk in pained tone by the farmers in a village in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija, was their unremitting bondage to hopelessness. Their harvests from their rice and vegetable farming have been in an up-and-down state, their margin of profit in a pittance as cost of inputs goes higher, […]


Veggie ice cream, anyone?

SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ— To beat the heat, customers here splurge on a refreshing frozen dessert laden with nutritious ingredients – carabao’s milk and a choice of malunggay, kalabasa, ampalaya, and carrot flavors. It is handy, too, as it is solidified in a stick.It’s called “Veggie Ice Cream Bar”. (Malunggay is moringa known for various […]


Carabao dairying: Now a booming industry in PH landscape

Current developments in livestock concerns, particularly about an animal which in recent years was called the symbol of backwardness, all but point to a very exhilarating scenario. Among others, carabao (or water buffalo) dairying shines brightly today as a booming industry in the country’s landscape. Appreciate what took place recently at the Third National Carabao […]


In San Agustin, Isabela
Excellence in carabao crossbreeding

Hallmarks in carabao upgrading can also bring prominence and significance to a town. Take the case of San Agustin town in Isabela province. This town has made high marks in carabao crossbreeding that no other town can approximate it. That’s why this town is often called as the “Crossbred Carabao Capital of the Philippines” by […]


Championing CDP thru partnerships

Over the years, the Carabao Development Program (CDP) of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) has demonstrated that buffalo-based dairy enterprises can indeed lead to substantial economic and social gains for farmers and their families. These developments include strides in dairy animal herd build-up, increased incomes and job opportunities, and expanded tie-ups among key industry players. […]


PCC, GK partner to build Filipino dreams in the dairyard project

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm (GKEF), a private organization located at Barangay Encanto, Angat, Bulacan, recently agreed to enter into a public-private partnership in building Filipino dreams through the “Dairyard” project. The Dairyard is envisioned to enrich and empower every stakeholder and consumer in the dairy industry including farmers […]


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