PCC conducts Social Preparation Training for Trainers

Coordinators for Luzon of the PCC Carabao-based Enterprise Development (CBED) Program gear up for the arrival soon of 2,000 heads of buffaloes from Brazil through a three-day Social Preparation Training (SPT) for Trainers. The training was conducted from October 14 to 16, 2009 at the PCC National Headquarters and Gene Pool (NHGP) in the Science […]

Staff re-tooled for Advanced MS Excel

The PCC Genetic IProgram (GIP) spearheaded 4-day in-house training in Advanced Excel last September 30-October 3. The training was held at the PCC Eusebio Hall. It was conducted primarily for the younger staff to enhance skills in data handling/management, focused on how to process and generate huge amount of records to maintain a good records’ […]

2 PCC research papers win AFMA R&D Paper Awards

Two PCC research papers recently won in the 21st National Research Symposium (NRS) conducted by the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), Department of Agriculture (DA) last October 8 to 9. The research papers were “Intensifying Village-level Carabao-based Dairy Cooperative Enterprise Development in Non-Traditional Dairy Communities” and “Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (RT-LAMP) for Rapid Screening […]

Ovum Pick-up Technology discussed in updates’ forum

Updates on Ultrasound-guided Ovum Pick-up also known as OPU Technology, were presented to the technical staff during the monthly gathering. Dr. Peregrino G. Duran, head of the PCC Genepool presented how OPU plays an important and promising role in speeding-up the production of superior water buffaloes. The forum was held at the PCC Mini Theater […]

S&T-based farm project boosts dairy farmers’ profitability

Four related technologies, implemented by the Philippine Carabao Center in certain villages in Nueva Ecija, are seen as a big booster for the dairy farmers’ profitability. These technologies are use of “milk replacer”, “flushing of buffaloes” and use of “portable milking machine” and “communal cooling facility”. These technologies were done involving 16 farmers and 18 […]

PCC forges partnership on buffalo research with UVAS in Pakistan

Joint research and development works for buffalo improvement and other disciplines are the major undertakings agreed upon recently by the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) based in Syed Abdual Qadir Jillani road, Lahore, Pakistan and the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC). PCC executive director Dr. Libertado Cruz and UVAS chancellor Dr. Muhammad Nawaz signed […]

Advances in animal biotechnology taken up in PCC-sponsored international seminar.

Many Asian countries have harnessed biotechnology in their desire to hasten development in their livestock industries. This, essentially, was the major concern taken up during the “International Seminar on Advances in Biotechnology Applicable to Animal Research and Industry” held at the Imperial Palace Suites in Quezon City last November 9. The seminar was sponsored and […]

PCC ties up with Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control

The Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control based in Kita-ku, Sapporo, Japan and the Philippine Carabao Center recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mutually pursue academic, educational and research cooperation associated with public health microbiology, emerging and re-emerging diseases, zoonoses and other related areas in health sciences. The MOU was signed by […]

Gov’t pursues clean health certification

The Philippines is poised to be declared as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)-free this year by an international body. This anticipated international recognition is seen to advance the global competitiveness of the country in trade and animal health terms. Documents to support this proposition have been submitted in January last year to the World Organization for Animal […]