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Buffalo farming has made remarkable progress in productivity mainly because of controlled breeding with artificial insemination (AI) that has proved its worth in breed improvement and breeding managements across the livestock species. Artificial insemination is practiced very little in Europe and...

Author(s)
Inderjeet Singh; Balhara, A. K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 86, 1, pp 194-199
AbstractFull Text

Pig production is an important component of the farming systems that are practised in the northeastern region of India and it has special significance for improving the socio-economic status of tribal farmers in the region. In an effort to optimize the production efficiency of rural pig production...

Author(s)
Kadirvel, G.; Bujarbaruah, K. M.; Suresh Kumar; Ngachan, S. V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2017, 47, 2, pp 140-145
Abstract

The study investigated the success rate, genetic improvement, and monetary benefit of artificial insemination (AI) technology in smallholder backyard pig production system. The pig production system was studied, and performance of nondescript and crossbred pigs under the traditional system was...

Author(s)
Govindasamy Kadirvel; Arumugam Kumaresan; Anubrata Das; Bujarbaruah, K. M.; Venkatasamy Venkatasubramanian; Ngachan, S. V.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 2, pp 679-686
Abstract

This publication reports on the results of the study conducted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), a Tata funded program with a theme on 'Enhancing sustainable livelihoods of marginal communities through targeted livestock research' . The study which begun last 4th of January...

Author(s)
Le Thi Thanh Huyen; Padmakumar, V.; Marshall, K.; Ram Deka
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pig breeds, breeding systems and supply and demand for genetic materials in Nagaland, India, 2017, pp ix + 24 pp.
Abstract

A field experiment was conducted on farmer's field at plain zone area of Pune district during the year of 2013-14. The study was carried out with before and after approach for the economics of diversification of existing farming systems. Before diversification, the results of crop component, animal ...

Author(s)
Hile, R. B.; Yadav, D. B.; Sale, Y. C.
Publisher
Society of Economics and Development, Amritsar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 2017, 13, 2a, pp 126-130
Abstract

The current threats to livestock diversity, status of conservation of farm genetic resources, and recommendations for future strategiues for conservation of livestock biodiversity in India were presented.

Author(s)
Gandhi, R. S.; Arjava Sharma
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2016, 68, 2, pp 102-107
AbstractFull Text

Farm animals form an important place in the food cycle. To meet the increased demand for quality livestock products for the growing population, it is imperative to increase the productivity of livestock by utilizing advanced technologies. Advancement in reproductive biotechnologies has opened new...

Author(s)
Goel, A. K.; Kharche, S. D.
Publisher
Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization, Avikanagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 2016, 22, 2, pp 139-156
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The present study was undertaken to evaluate the livestock species, breed composition and breeding practices followed in high altitude regions of Himachal Pradesh, India. Investigations were carried out in 4-5 cluster villages of three blocks of Chamba district through personal interviews of 180...

Author(s)
Thakur, D.; Sharma, A. K.; Katoch, S.
Publisher
Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians, Academa Publishers, Indore, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians, 2012, 8, 1, pp 24-25
Abstract

This article discusses the current status of livestock and poulrty production in Chhattisgarh, India focusing on its current livestock numbers, constraints with regards to poultry and milk production, availability of feeds and fodder, agroclimatic conditions. Highlights of the paper focused on the...

Author(s)
Gandhi, R. S.; Vineet Bhasin; Rajan Gupta
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2015, 67, 1, pp 86-93
Abstract

This article discusses the strategies that can be applied to dairy animal management to maximize their production. Focus is given on following a strategic breeding plan through selection, with emphasis on artificial insemination, feeding balanced and economical ration together with mineral...

Author(s)
Rajinder Singh; Dangi, K. S.; Varma, A. K.
Publisher
Indian Dairy Association, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Dairyman, 2011, 63, 12, pp 80-83

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