SHD Bandipora Introduces Artificial insemination technique in small ruminants for better productivity

Wahid Rafeeqi 
Bandipora, Oct 19 (KNS):The Sheep Husbandry Department, Bandipore has created frozen semen bank facility for small ruminants at Kunan Bandipore.

The facility  has currently availability of semen of four improved Dairy goat breeds namely Jamnapari, Sirrohi, Beetal & Barberi having high productivity with an average milk yield of 4 ltrs & high fecundity producing  mostly twins & triplets.
The Goat population in the UT of JK is mostly non descript in nature with low productivity.

Dr Showkat, a veterinarian told KNS that the Department with the support of District administration Bandipore has Introduced  Artificial insemination technique in small ruminants for the first time  in the entire UT using frozen semen.
 "The technique has been standardized & has started showing results in farmers flocks. The technique will help to accelerate genetic gains in local inferior herds & increase farmers income.
One of the beneficiary  said that  credit  goes  to Govt and the Department for intruding this technology among goats which indeed will help the farmers boost  economy,." he told. (KNS)

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