breeding

Concept of Breeding Methods in Commercial Dairy Cattle

Breeding systems play a significant role in the livestock production depending upon the purpose. The type of the breeding system depends upon the size of the herd, likes and dislikes...

Recent Concept on Repeat Breeding Problem in Dairy Cattle-Management & Treatment

A cow is called as repeat breeder when it has failed to conceive even after three or more number of services, has normal estrus cycle length, no abnormality in the...
Genetic Basis of Disease Resistance and Heat Tolerance analysed in Gir

Genetic Basis of Disease Resistance and Heat Tolerance analysed in Gir

Gir cattle of the Zebu class have become popular worldwide for being hardy, resistant to infectious and parasitic diseases (external as well as internal). With overt changes in climate and...
How to Test Bulls and Cows for the Beta Casein Gene Variants

How to Test Bulls and Cows for the Beta Casein Gene Variants

There is increasing interest of consumers in A2 milk as it is considered to be safer than A1. Some basic about these two genes must be understood.