San Jose City hosts this year’s ‘Gatas ng Kalabaw Festival’

San Jose City hosted the 6th Gatas ng Kalabaw Festival in Nueva Ecija last August 10. The event was the highlight of the 43rd anniversary celebration of the cityhood of San Jose. “We are honored to host this festival,” Mayor Marivic Belena said in her speech during the opening ceremonies held at Pag-Asa Gym. “This […]


‘Culture of scientific inquiry’ emphasized in PCC’s R&D In-house Review

Practicing the culture of scientific inquiry in producing researches which directly impacts on the institution’s mandate as a whole is indispensable. This was reiterated by Dr. Libertado Cruz, Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) executive director, during the agency’s annual R&D In-house Review held last May 29-30. PCC, one of the government institutions that grew from a […]


PCC hosts PSAS’ lecture series

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) has once again showed its active support to the Philippine Society of Animal Science (PSAS) as it hosted the second leg of the latter’s yearly lecture series held June 1 at the PCC national headquarters office. The activity was participated in by around 100 individuals, researchers, and veterinarians from PCC, […]


Cong. JV Ejercito pledges support to local dairy industry

Congressman Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito made a commitment to support the local dairy industry in whatever way he can if ever he gets a seat in the Senate come May 2013 national elections. He made this promise in front of dairy buffalo farmers and cooperatives in Nueva Ecija which is the National Impact Zone of […]


Philippines to host 9th ARBS conference

Deliberate efforts on livestock biotechnology development are continuously being done in the Philippines and are constantly translated into promising results. Because of this, the executive committee of the Asian Reproductive Biotechnology Society (ARBS) chose the Philippines, through the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), as the host for the 9th ARBS conference on October 23-28. The event […]


KOICA installs new equipment in PCC; GIP expected to boost

The Philippine Carabao Center’s (PCC) genetic improvement program (GIP) has been strengthened some more with the installation of various laboratory equipment provided by the PCC-Korean International Coordination Agency (KOICA) project. The project titled “Enhancing Livestock Sector Performance in the Philippines”, made possible the installation of 50 new pieces of equipment in the PCC main headquarters […]


More precised breeding of livestock high in production traits, achievable soon; PCC takes important role in International Buffalo Genome Consortium

Accurate prediction of genetic merits in water buffaloes is expected to pave the way for hastened genomic selection of animals with attributes that spell out high economic importance. Precision in the selection of animals with, for instance, excellent milk and meat production capabilities, helps breeders propagate animals with high genetic merit only. This then ensures […]



PCC celebrates 19th anniversary, pays tribute to farmer-partners

As a tribute to the carabao, the farmers’ indispensable ally in the farm and other worthwhile services to the people, the Philippine Carabao Center will hold “Pistang Kalabaw” during the agency’s celebration of its 19th founding anniversary on March 30. The celebration will revolve around the “Pagpupugay sa Dakilang Kaapagay ng Magsasaka’t Bayan” (A salute […]