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This article briefly discussed the science behind genomic selection and discussed some of the key issues that India would deal with upon implementing genomic selection for improving their cattle and buffaloes mostly for milk production as well as other economically important traits. Some of the...

Author(s)
Dilip Rath; Trivedi, K. R.; Siddiqui, M. U.; Nayee, N. G.
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2017, 69, 3, pp 60-64
Abstract

This paper discusses the background behind the breeding programmes for the genetic improvement of cattle breeds in Eastern India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Orissa, and Chhattisgarh). Emphasis focused on the major constraints in cattle breeding in this region and the...

Author(s)
Ajoy Mandal; Ghosh, M. K.; Chatterjee, A.; Gandhi, R. S.
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2012, 64, 1, pp 60-65
Abstract

This discussion covers the bovine population, milk production scenario, draught animal power, efforts of the Indian government to promote dairying, breeding policy, new crossbred strains and future approaches. It is suggested that the number of artificial insemination stations should be increased...

Author(s)
Gandhi, R. S.; Avtar Singh; Joshi, B. K.
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 1998, 50, 10, pp 35-43
Abstract

The authors spent 6. 12 mths. in India to advise and assist the Government on the development of veterinary education in the field of animal reproduction, on the organization and technique of A. I. and on a research programme for the study of sterility problems. Their recommendations are given. It...

Author(s)
LAGERLOF, N.; PlLSSON, E.; LUND-GREN, B. F.
Publisher
Rome.,
Citation
F.A.O. Report, 1955, 343, pp ii+85 pp.
Abstract

MILK production and consumption in Ceylon are both very small. The native cattle are chiefly used for work, but will give 2-3 pints of milk daily and even 5-6 if properly fed. These figures could be improved by selective breeding. Towns get milk from local dairies, but these do not breed their own...

Author(s)
MAHAMOOTH, T. M. Z.
Citation
Tropical Agriculturist, 1946, 102, pp 44-48
Abstract

Cattle: the milking herd, in which only purebred Red Sindhi and Jersey sires are now being used, numbered 184 at 1st Apr. 1946; av. daily milk yield was 1428 Ib. ; 0.5 and 0.25 Jersey-Sindhis are the most economical producers; hormone treatment of slow maturing heifers. Many ♂ calves saved in last...

Author(s)
Millen, T. W.; Bhatia, S. S.
Citation
Allahabad Farmer, 1946, 20, pp 113-123

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