On 5-11 January 2011, Dairy Farming Promotion Organization of Thailand (DPO) organized 2011 National Dairy Fair at Muak Lek District, Saraburi Province. The opening ceremony on 5 January was graciously presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. The event featured the exhibitions of dairy farm industries, government agencies and private sector. Also, the practical aspects of dairy farming and several lectures from cattle experts in the fields of dairy feeding, forage crop production, cattle breeding, milk collection and processing, disease prevention and farm management were displayed and demonstrated to the visitors.
As a part of research collaboration with DPO, BIOTEC and NSTDA participated in the exhibition to showcase a variety of technologies as well as research and development in dairy cows that could be utilized for reproductive and farm management. The exhibition represented the main R&D on steroid-based program for synchronizing ovulation, embryo transfer technology, forage cane for animal feed and the development of FrieBrah cattle management system. A demonstration of embryo transfer treatment and management was held on 6-7 January.
Posted on 10 January 2011.