Objectives of the Scheme:
- Progressive genetic improvement for milk production in important breed/type of cows and buffaloes by following scientific methods.
- Production and distribution of superior pedigreed bulls for use in Cattle and Buffalo Breeding Programmes .
- Preservation of indigenous germ plasm.
- Production of upgraded crossbred animals suitable for specified breeding tracts.
There are seven Cattle Breeding Farms in the Department, implementing the above stated objectives. The Farms are subordinate offices of the Department implementing the above technical programme.
|Sr. No.||Name & location of the farm||Breed maintained|
|1||Suratgarh (Rajasthan )||Tharparkar|
|2||Dhamrod (Gujarat)||Surti Buffalo|
|3||Chiplima (Orissa)||Red Sindhi (RS) and RSXJersey|
|4||Hessaraghatta (Karnataka)||Holstein Friesian|
|6||Alamadhi (Tamil Nadu)||Murrah Buffalo|
|7||Andesh Nagar (U.P.)||Holstein Friesian X Tharparkar|
TargetGroup/Beneficiaries: Various cattle and buffalo development agencies are benefited from the scheme by way of using high quality bulls produced at the farms. These bulls are used for semen production and natural breeding to help upgrade the animals in the country.
|Bull calf production (2005-06) Target||Achievement|
|265||74 (upto August 2005)|
For further details contact:
Director CCBF, P.O. Dhamrod, District Surat-394 125. Tel. No. 02646-276109(O), 276214 (R).
Director, CCBF, P.O. Sunabeda-2, District Koraput-793 002 (Orissa). Tel: 06853-223390(O), 223323(R).
Director, CCBF, Andesh Nagar, P.B. No. 63, District Lakhimpurkheri 262701. Tel:05872-252835(O), 225525(R).
Director, CCBF, CCBF Post, Avadi, Chennai-600 052. Tel. No. 044-26418157(O), 26418122.(R).
Director, CCBF, Chiplima, P.O. Basant Pur Via-CA Chiplima, District Sambalpur-768025. Orissa. Tel: 0663-2570722, 2570723(R).
Director, CCBF, Suratgarh, P.O. Bhagwandar Distt Sriganganagar-335804, Rajasthan. Tel. No. 01509 268091(O), 268090(R).
Farm Superintendent, CCBF, Hessarghatta, Bangalore North-560 088. Tel. 080-28466227(O), 26418122(R).