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Lakhimi Cattle

The Lakhimi Cattle is found in all parts of Assam, India. This dual-purpose ‘native’ breed is reared for milking and draught purposes. Bullocks of this breed are excellent draft animals and are used for carting and plowing during paddy cultivation. The total population of the Lakhimi cattle is about 79 to 80 lakhs. This breed […]

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Ladakhi cattle

Ladakhi cattle are native to Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir. These are small-sized and short-statured black or brown colored animals well adapted to extreme cold climatic and hypoxic conditions. Ladakhi cattle Body is compact with short legs that make this cattle more adapted to mountainous terrains. These cattle are reared under the extensive system […]

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Nimari cattle

Read More: Other Native cattle For More information and purchase on different indigenous breeds Alambadi Cattle | Amrit Mahal Cattle | Bachaur cattle | Bargur Cattle | Gir Breed |Kasaragod Dwarf Cattle | Kherigarh Cattle | Krishna Valley cattle | Malnad Gidda Cattle | Mewati Breed | Ongole breed cattle | Ponwar Breed | Pulikulam […]

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Siri native breed

Siri is a Zebu family of cattle which originating from Bhutan and spread in various hill tracts parts of Sikkim and Darjeeling. Siri cattle are dual purpose breed. They are used for both milk production and work. They have very strong legs are useful for plowing fields and other agricultural tasks in the hilly track […]

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Khillari cattle

The Khillari is the breed of cattle, of the Bos indicus sub-species, native to Dharwad, Bijapur and Belgaum districts in Karnataka, Satara, Kolhapur and Sangli regions of Maharashtra in India. The Khillari breed possibly owes its origin to the Hallikar breed of cattle from Mysore. The name comes from “Khillar” meaning a herd of cattle, […]

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Distribution of Native Breeds of tamil nadu

Distribution of Native Breeds of Tamil Nadu

1.1: Distribution of Cattle Breeds of Tamil Nadu Source: AE Nivsarkar et al., (2000), Animal Genetic Resources of India, Cattle and Buffalo, ICAR publication. Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India.   BREEDS BREEDING TRACK UTILITY DISTRIBUTION Kangayam Erode district Draught Breed Erode District, parts of Coimbatore, Dindigul, […]

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DISTRIBUTION OF NATIVE BREEDS OF PUNJAB

Distribution of Native Breeds of Punjab

1.1: Distribution of Cattle Breeds of Punjab BREEDS BREEDING TRACK UTILITY DISTRIBUTION Sahiwal Sahiwal district of Pakistan Milch Mainly found in Firozpur, Muktsar, Ludhiana, Bathinda, Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Sangrur and Moga districts. Scattered distribution in rest of the districts. Hariana Rohtak, Hisar, Jind and Gurgaon districts of Haryana Dual Mainly found in Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Ludhiana, […]

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Nattu madu suli details

மாடு சுழிகளும் குணங்களும் மாடுகளுக்கு நன்மை தரும் சுழிகள்: 1.கோபுர சுழி: திமிலின் மேலும் திமிலின் முன்புறத்தில் அல்லது டீமில் மற்றும் முதுகு சேருமிடத்தில் இருப்பது கோபுர சுழியாகும், இதை ராஜா சுழி என்றும் கூறுவர். இந்த சூலி உள்ள மாட்டை உடையோர் மிகுந்த செல்வத்துடன் வாழ்வர். 2.லட்சுமி சுழி, கழுத்தின் ஒரு பக்கத்தில் கொஞ்சம் தள்ளி இருப்பது லட்சுமி சுழியாகும், இந்த சூலி உள்ள மாடு மிகவும் அதிர்ஷ்டம் கொடுக்க கூடியது. அனால் இந்த சூலி உள்ள […]

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How to Judge the cattle.

Judge the cattle quality is the at most important aspect in the Cattle breeding, It covers all the important physical structure of the cattle. Overall Body Confirmation: Over all body should be build strong, It should not be too long or short.        

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REMEDIES STILL IN USE

Since India gained its independence in 1947, the Indian Government, recognising the services rendered by traditional medicine, has given a new impetus to these practices. The study and practice of traditional medicine has been regulated, and training is provided at present by a large number of schools with associated hospitals and care centres. This movement […]

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VETERINARY THERAPEUTICS

Veterinary medicine is theoretically divisible into eight branches, corresponding to the eight divisions set out in the Âyurveda. Thus, equestrian matters were divided into general surgery, general therapeutics, ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, care of foals (corresponding to Âyurvedic pediatrics), toxicology, fortifying treatments, demonology, and the use of aphrodisiacs. Apart from surgical interventions, therapeutics usually consisted of […]

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PROPHYLAXIS OF ANIMAL DISEASES

As in Ayurvedic human medicine, prevention occupied an important place in veterinary medicine in ancient India. Prevention was based on general hygiene and food hygiene. Texts insist on the cleanliness of animals, giving details of the location and maintenance of stalls and stables, the qualities and defects of different sorts of feed, and husbandry rules […]

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ÂYURVEDIC PRINCIPLES FOR ANIMALS

In the field of anatomy, the knowledge of Indian veterinarians in ancient times seems to have been quite extensive, and possibly more precise than corresponding knowledge on the human body. Observations on animal carcasses were favoured by sacrifices, wars and other events. For example, equestrian texts provide a rich anatomical nomenclature, but the concepts derived […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India : Other Sources

Specialised treatises are not the only source of existing information. The treatises of the Âyurveda sometimes refer to veterinary treatments. Thus, a passage in Carakasamhitâ (Siddisthâna, XI, 20-26) contains a list of ingrédients for preparing enemas for elephants, camels, cattle, horses and sheep (26). A small collection of therapeutic formulae from the 11th century, the […]

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SANSKRIT TREATISES ON VETERINARY MEDICINE

The oldest existing veterinary text from India is a treatise entitled Asvâyurveda siddhânta (‘Complete Âyur vedic system for horses’) attributed to a certain Sâlihotra (20,24). A person of the same name was mentioned in the Mahâbhârata, the great Indian epic (apparently written between 300 BC and AD 300). However, the treatise is definitely more recent, […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India : Introduction

The earliest information on the art of caring for animals in India is provided by the sacred texts of the Vedic religion. These texts, written between 1500 and 600 BC, were transmitted orally from generation to generation, over the centuries, before being written down. The oldest Vedic literature consists of collections of hymns, liturgical chants […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India.

Summary: A tradition of veterinary therapy developed very early in India and this has survived to the present time. Based on the Ayurveda (‘knowledge concerning longevity’), a medical art which had its roots in the literature of the Veda (1500-1000 BC), Indian veterinary medicine is known for its specialised literature, which provides information on ancient […]

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White Fulani

White Fulani Distribution Map: White Fulani cattle are an important and famous beef breed of cattle throughout the area conquered by the Fulani people and beyond in the Sahel zone of Africa. They are mostly Zebu but of Sanga cattle origin. The White Fulani and Red Fulani breeds are quite separate, both in origin and in locations where they are kept. Akou, Bunaji, Fellata, White Bororo, […]

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Boran breed

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Registration of livestock/poultry breeds rises to 169: Govt

Animal genetic resources: Agri Minister emphasises on breed registration The registration of indigenous livestock and poultry breeds has increased to 169 so far, but more work needs to be done as 54 per cent of the country’s livestock population remains unidentified even today, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said. Out of the 169 registered breeds, […]

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ஜனவரி 16ம் தேதி அலங்காநல்லூரில் ஜல்லிக்கட்டு – ஆட்சியாளர் தகவல்

உலக புகழ் பெற்ற அலங்காநல்லூரில் ஜல்லிக்கட்டு வருகிற 16ம் தேதி நடைபெற உள்ளதாக மதுரை மாவட்ட ஆட்சியாளர் வீரராகவ ராவ் அறிவித்துள்ளார். ஒவ்வொரு ஆண்டும் பொங்கல் பண்டிகையின் போது தமிழகத்தின் பெரும்பாலான மாவட்டங்களில் ஜல்லிக்கட்டு நடைபெறுவது வழக்கம். குறிப்பாக அலங்காநல்லூர், பாலமேடு ஜல்லிக்கட்டு உலக புகழ் பெற்றதாக கருதப்படுகிறது. ஜல்லிக்கட்டு நடைபெறுவதற்கு முன்பு அந்தந்த கிராம மக்கள் மற்றும் விழா குழுவினர் ஒன்று கூடி ஜல்லிக்கட்டு நடத்துவது குறித்து ஆலோசனை நடத்தி மாவட்ட நிர்வாகத்திற்கு பாதுகாப்பு ஏற்பாடுகளுக்காக […]

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Kerala Sets up a special reproduction centre to help grow Vechur cattle population

In an effort to conserve the smallest cattle breed in the world, Muhamma panchayat in Kerala’s Alappuzha district will set up a natural mating centre exclusively for Vechur cattle at Pathiramanal island. The ‘super speciality’ Vechur cow reproduction centre is the first of its kind to come up in the State. J. Jayalal, president of […]

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Kampala to host 2017 livestock show

The annual livestock and heritage show (ISHAAZI) is slated for November 15-19, at the Kampala Capital City Autority KCCA grounds in Lugogo. For the first time, it will be legal for animals such as cattle and goats to walk on the streets of Kampala city, thanks to the upcoming Uganda Livestock Show. The annual livestock […]

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Cargill to plough millions into animal nutrition business in India

US agribusiness giant, Cargill, yesterday (November 6) announced plans to invest US$240m in India over the next five years. The announcement was made by Peter Van Deursen, CEO Cargill Asia Pacific, at the World Food India Conference.The capital outlay will cover the Minnesota headquartered group\u2019s core businesses including, edible oil, cocoa and chocolates, starches and […]

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The American Bison

  By “Sunday Morning” contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg. Just imagine what the North American plains looked like when Lewis and Clark first saw them — no highways, no cars, no power lines, only the sound of the wind with mile after mile of grasses, bison, pronghorn antelope and prairie dogs. Those days are obviously gone, […]

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Molecular Characterisation of Rathi and Tharparkar Indigenous Cattle (Bos indicus)

ABSTRACT: Random amplification of polymorphic DNA-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RAPD-PCR) analysis was carried out using DNA samples of 30 animals of Rathi cattle and 42 animals of Tharparkar cattle. Genomic DNA was isolated as per standard protocol and evaluated for its quality, purity and concentration. Twenty-three random primers were screened out of which 15 primers yielded […]

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புலிக்குளம் மாடுகள் ஆராய்ச்சி மையத்தை மாற்ற வேண்டும்: கிராம மக்கள் கோரிக்கை

குப்பைகள் கொட்டும் இடத்தையும் புலிக்குளம் மாடுகள் ஆராய்ச்சி மையத்துக்கான இடத்தையும் வேறு இடத்துக்கு மாற்ற வேண்டும் என்று மாங்குளம் கிராம மக்கள் கலெக்டரிடம் மனு கொடுத்திருக்கிறார்கள். சிவகங்கை மாவட்டம் மானாமதுரை தாலுகா மாங்குளம் கிராமத்தின் அருகே, மானாமதுரை பேரூராட்சி நிர்வாகம் மக்கும் குப்பை மக்காத குப்பைகள் பிரித்தெடுக்கும் இடமாக பயன்படுத்துவோம் என்று கூறி, திறந்த வெளியில் குப்பைகளையும் கழிவுகளையும் இறந்துபோன நாய் கோழி என ஒரே இடத்தில் கொண்டுவந்து கொட்டுகிறார்கள். இதனால் எங்கள் கிராம மக்களுக்கு தொற்றுநோய் […]

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Embryo transfer technology to be used to carry out 440 embryo transfers in cattle in 9 days

Know about the embryo transfer technology being used by the government in an effort to conserve indigenous breed of cattle. In a bid to conserve indigenous breed of cattle, the government has undertaken a Mass Embryo Transfer programme in Indigenous Breeds under the scheme, National Mission on Bovine Productivity. Embryo transfer technology (ETT) has revolutionized […]

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Pulikulam Cattle Breed

புலிக்குளம் மாட்டின் ‘ஏ2’ பால் புற்றுநோயை கட்டுப்படுத்தும்

சிவகங்கை: புற்றுநோயை கட்டுப்படுத்தும் ஏ2 பால் அதிகஅளவில் புலிக்குளம் மாடுகளில் இருக்க வாய்ப்புள்ளது; இதை கண்டறிய ஆராய்ச்சி நடந்து வருகிறது, என கால்நடை பராமரிப்பு மருத்துவ பல்கலை துணைவேந்தர் தெரிவித்துள்ளார். சிவகங்கையில் நடந்த புலிக்குளம் மாடுகள் குறித்த விழிப்புணர்வு கருத்தரங்கில் அவர் பேசியது : ஜல்லிக்கட்டு போராட்ட எழுச்சியால் நாட்டு மாடுகளை பாதுகாக்க நடவடிக்கை எடுக்கப்பட்டு வருகிறது. புலிக்குளம் இன மாடு, சிவகங்கை மாவட்டத்தை பூர்வீகமாக கொண்டது. இதற்காக மானாமதுரை மாங்குளம் அருகே 2 கோடி ரூபாயில் […]

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Recognized Native indigenous cattle breeds of India.

ALAMBADI Originated from Alambadi of Dharmapuri district in Tamilnadu. Grey or dark grey in colour. White markings will be seen in forehead, limb and tail. Horns are backward curving like Mysore cattle. Resembles Hallikar and also known as Betas. It is useful in ploughing   Read more about Alambadi cattle breed AMRITHMAHAL Originated in Hassan, […]

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Decline in indigenous cow breeds: NGT summons official

New Delhi, Aug 1 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Department of Animal Husbandry for not involving all stakeholders in a meeting convened to frame a national policy to prevent the “rapid decline” in population of indigenous breeds of cattle across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar summoned […]

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Maharashtra moos to boost desi/Indigenous cow varieties

MUMBAI: Maharashtra’s long-time obsession with crossbred or foreign varieties of cows is set to change to a preference for pure desi bovine varieties. The state government will soon start centres to conserve and increase the number of indigenous breeds of cows. Three centres have been finalised in Amravati, Pune and Palghar where indigenous varieties like the Gir, Khillari and Goulav will be […]

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“புலியையே குத்திக் கொன்னதால இந்தப் பேரு!” – வீரத்துக்குப் புகழ்பெற்ற புலிக்குளம் நாட்டு மாடுகள்.

நாட்டு இன மாடுகள் பன்னாட்டு நிறுவனங்களின் சூழ்ச்சியால் அழிக்கப்பட்டு வரும் நிலையில் புலிக்குளம் மாடுகளைப் பாதுகாக்க ஆராய்ச்சி நிலையம் அமைக்கப்படும் என்று தமிழக அரசு சட்டசபையில் அறிவித்திருப்பது புலிக்குளம் மக்களுக்கு மகிழ்ச்சியை ஏற்படுத்தியிருக்கிறது. இந்த அறிவிப்பு  ஜல்லிக்கட்டு ஆர்வலர்கள் மற்றும் கல்லூரி மாணவ மாணவிகளுக்குக் கிடைத்த வெற்றியாகவே கருதுகிறார்கள் புலிக்குளம் கிராம மக்கள். சிவகங்கை மாவட்டம். மானாமதுரை- பரமக்குடி செல்லும் சாலையில் 16 கி.மீ தூரத்தில் அமைந்துள்ளது புலிக்குளம் கிராமம். வானம் பார்த்த பூமி. கண்ணுக்கு எட்டிய தூரம் […]

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Tamil nadu Native Cattle Breeds

Tamil Nadu catlle breeds classified by its breeding track and the geo location it belongs to. The Tamil speaking country was ruled by different dynasties during the Sangam Age. The political history of these dynasties can be traced from the literary references”Purananuru“(Tamil: புறநானூறு). The Purananuru is a source of information on the political and social history of prehistoric Tamil […]

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