Breeding Policy for Indigenous Breeds

बुधवार, 02 डिसेंबर 2009 05:31
शेवटचा बदल केलेला दिनांक बुधवार, 27 जानेवारी 2010 09:48
  1. The home / breed tracts of Deoni, Dangi, Khillar, Gaulao and Red Kandhari have been identified as indigenous breeds of cattle, which need to be protected and propagated. Suitable technology shall be introduced for evaluating drought power of indigenous breeds.
  2. Suitable technology for breed identification shall be introduced and a team of properly trained man-power will be made available for this purpose with the help of National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) Karnal, Haryana.
  3. Three pronged strategy for genetic up-gradation / conservation of native breeds will be adopted as follows;
  4. Introduction of selected breeding bulls in herds / villages for natural service in the home tracts of these breeds.
  5. Supply of frozen semen of proven / true to type indigenous breed for carrying out AI wor in home tract of these breeds and also for cows of any of such breeds elsewhere.
  6. Native breed shall not be be allowed to get destroyed by the process of cross-breeding. For it, the cattle owners may have to be educated suitably.
  7. The Breeder'™s Association will not only be encouraged to get involved in conservation of indigenous breeds but also will be allowed to function on principles of management under its articles of association.
  8. System of herd registration, suitably designed milk competition etc will be introduced to identify the high-milk yielder animals of indigenous breed and putting in place suitable system of buy-back of pedigreed male-calves for rearing them for getting quality breeding bulls.
  9. Program of castration of scrub bulls will take care that breeding bulls of indigenous breeds do not get castrated. However, as per owner'™s wish and for agricultural purposes, where docility is required, castration of such bulls will be allowed.