In order to improve the level of yak breeding technology of herdsmen in Yushu, Qinghai Province, explore new processing technologies of yak products and improve the comprehensive income of herdsmen. Recently, the Beijing Institute of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, together with Lanzhou Institute of animal husbandry and veterinary medicine and other domestic scientific research institutions, formed a national science and technology mission for Rural Revitalization of qumalai County, which went to qumalai county and Zhiduo County of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province to carry out scientific and technological assistance activities for Rural Revitalization.
The science and technology mission and its delegation visited Yushu yak breeding farm, cooperatives, slaughtering and processing enterprises, Tibetan traditional hand knitting skills inheritance base and other representative units in qumalai County, and had an in-depth understanding of the development status and technical needs of the yak industry in the county. The science and technology mission also held yak breeding and processing technology training courses in qumalai county and Zhiduo county respectively, and carried out yak whole industry chain training around yak meat nutritional composition analysis and quality safety control technology, yak common infectious disease control and purification technology, yak supplementary feeding and fattening management technology.
After a week of field research and training, the science and technology mission has a more comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the current situation and technical needs of yak breeding and business models in qumalai county and Zhiduo County, and formulated specific work plans according to local conditions.
Relevant departments of qumalai county and Zhiduo County said that they would make every effort to do a good job of docking and conditional support, ensure the implementation of the work plan, promote the development of the whole yak industry chain, and promote the revitalization of rural industries.