Familiarity breeds contempt – no home for indigenous cattle

The population of indigenous cattle has dropped by 6 percent despite an overall increase in cattle population.  By Pradnya Desai Cattle Census 2019 has recorded an increase in cattle population from 192 Million in 2012 to 192.5 Million in 2019. Karnataka has recorded a 22 percentile rise in the cattle population in this period and […]

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BBMP Slaughterhouses Fail to Meet Bengaluru’s Meat Needs

People look to other, not certified sources. Jagriti Parakh Various meat shops across Bengaluru city are illegally selling uncertified meat to customers due to shortage of butchered animals from Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)-authorized slaughterhouses. On an average, there is a daily demand for over 8,000 animals in Bengaluru. The combined output of all three […]

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