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This book presents a hands-on approach for designing and implementing breeding programmes for small dairy farmers, based on progress regarding dairy cattle breeding in India. Topics include trends and issues in livestock production, breeding programmes for large ruminants, production of breeding...

Author(s)
Chacko, C. T.; Schneider, F.
Publisher
Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, USA
Citation
Breeding services for small dairy farmers: sharing the Indian experience, 2005, pp xiii + 198 pp.
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Author(s)
Chacko, C. T.; Kishore, G.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Roma, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 1998, No.1, pp 43-52
Abstract

The milk production characteristics of Sunandini cattle, a dairy breed created in Kerala, India, which originated from crossbreeding between nondescript cattle and Swiss Brown, Jersey, Holstein-Friesian, American Brown Swiss and zebu breeds, are presented.

Author(s)
Chacko, C. T.
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2005, 57, 4, pp 33-35
Abstract

This paper discusses the quality of breeding bulls used in artificial insemination (AI) in India, the quality of frozen semen used for AI, and ways in which these can be improved. The importance is emphasized of increasing the awareness of the farmer to the benefits of an AI system, and of...

Author(s)
Chacko, C. T.; Joseph, P. J.
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 1996, 48, 2, pp 31-35
Abstract

An account is given of the development of milk production in Kerala, with particular reference to the implementation of breeding programmes. Topics discussed include: the artificial insemination programme; management support systems; and the farmers' participation in milk production.

Author(s)
Chacko, C. T.
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 1998, 50, 11, pp 21-24
Abstract

The organisation of AI under the joint auspices of the Indo-Swiss Project and the Kerala Livestock Development and Milk Marketing Board is described. The 3 bull stations keep about 154 bulls, and produce about 1 200 000 doses of frozen semen per yr. Kerala State accounts for 20% of the AI activity...

Author(s)
Mathew, T. C.; Unnithan, N. R.; Chacko, C. T.
Publisher
Kerala Livestock Development Board, Trivandrum, India
Citation
Indo-Swiss Project, Kerala, for livestock and fodder development., 1984, pp 4 pp.

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