Animal Genetics & Breeding


agbfvsc@skuastkashmir.ac.in

  • Teaching Mandate
  • Building excellence in education and training at undergraduate and post-graduate levelsin the area of Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Research Mandate
  • Documentation and characterization of Animal Genetic Resources of Kashmir and Ladakh.
  • Performance evaluation of livestock breeds maintained at organized research farms.
  • In-situ and ex-situ conservation plans of the local genetic resources.
  • Development of proper data recording system at organized farms.
  • Identification and propagation of disease tolerant animals.
  • Selection and breeding plans at the farms.
  • Identification of the candidate genes influencing economically important traits.
  • Marker assisted breeding for faster genetic improvement.
  • Development of high fecundity and fast growing sheep and goat.
  • Development of dual purpose strain of bird for backyard poultry farming.
  • MIS application in livestock farms for better management
  • Extension
  • Awareness about the importance of the data recording at organized farms/progressive farmer for performance evaluation of the animals
  • Consultancy to the Department of Animal Husbandry for the progeny testing of the breeding bulls.
  • Importance of e-linking of the farmers cows with the elite nucleus herd for MOET.
  • Awareness among the farmers about the breeding of their animals with the elite frozen semen