Cow swayamvar in Madhya Pradesh, the hi-tech way

BHOPAL: Get in touch with it Gau-Swayamvar. Homeowners of cows in

Madhya Pradesh

can now opt for the great mate for them – from a line-up of the biggest bulls and their ‘kundali’ of sorts.

The animal husbandry office has compiled an amazing matchmaking databases, called ‘sire’ (bull) listing, of close to 200 bulls, with specifics of household heritage, conditions and milk production potential of the bull’s mom. “The notion is to zero in on the most effective breedable bull from all sixteen breeds out there in Madhya Pradesh to get the very best semen for insemination,” reported an officer. These two hundred bulls have been brought to the central semen station of



The ‘sire directory’ was launched by animal husbandry minister Lakhan Singh Yadav previous Saturday. “It has been well prepared by experts, covering each and every feasible detail of a bull. It will assist in enhancing indigenous cattle breed,” reported the minister.

The directory will be updated each month and set on the online for quick obtain. Bulls of Gir, Sahiwal, Tharparkar, Murrah, Malvi and Nimari breeds are between all those brought to the semen station. The database is so exhaustive that it claims whether or not the bull was born in a farm or discipline.

Details on just about every bull is divided less than a few heads. Very first is the standard facts – breed, parentage and age. The 2nd head is ‘performance traits’, which mentions milk output capability of its mother, excess fat proportion in the milk, examination of progeny and breeding benefit of the bull. The 3rd category has benefits of assessments finished for genetic issues and propensity for health conditions.

Manoj Shrivastava, further main secretary of animal husbandry department, claimed that MP State Livestock and Poultry Growth Corporation has posted the directory. The company operates the central semen station in Bhopal, which is one particular of the A-quality models in the country. It generates a lot more than 28 lakh frozen semen doses of sixteen breeds for each 12 months and is aiming at 40 lakh semen doses per year.

“To make the dairy enterprise additional lucrative, milk production prospective of cows ought to be large, which can be accomplished by use of confirmed pedigree bulls with bigger sire indices. The sire listing will be of wonderful assistance in this,” defined corporation MD HBS Bhadoria.

The Bhopal central semen station is most likely to commence pre-willpower of the sexual intercourse of the calf. “It will improve milk manufacturing as cows comprise in excess of ninety% desire in the livestock current market and that of bulls is 10%, given that they are wanted only for reproduction,” he additional.