RESULT FRAME WORK DOCUMENT WITH RESPEC T TO CENTRAL SHEEP BREEDING FARM, HISAR, DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY DAIRYING & FISHERIES , MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE (2015-16)
To upgrade the Nation’s Sheep Flocks and improve the quality of wool
The Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Hisa r was established with a view to conserve the indigenous breeds of Sheep so as to upgrade the Sheep raising area of the country with respect to wool and meat adopting cross breeding at the Farm. In the year October 2003, the Farm has started a mission for conserving the indigenous breed of goat that is Beetal which is a native of Punjab for upgrading the indigenous breed of goat in the c ountry with respect to milk & meat production.
The Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Hisa r was established in the year 1969- 70 with the following objectives:-
- 1. Production of large number of breeding rams and bucks for distribution to the sheep and goat raising areas of India.
- 2. Setting up extension and training Progr amme to ensure the best use of the ram produced.
- 3. Development of suitable manageme nt system and requisite facilities for breeding and rearing pure exotic sheep under Indian conditions, using purely Indian resources.
A).Production of large number of breeding rams & bucks for distribution to sheep & goat raising a reas of the Country.
Training to ensure the best use of the ram produced:
- 1. Total mortality of animals :<
Reduction in mortality is essential in order to reduce losses and ultimately facilitate increase in ram sale. It can be achieved with the assistance of the staff. The farm is following complete he alth schedule for prevention of bacterial & viral diseases and for parasitic control better management practices and rotation of drug giving good result.
- 2. Number of rams sold:
Improved breeding rams will f acilitate increase of wool and meat production to meet the food requi rement and breeder will get more price for animals produced. Is directly associated with the demand from State Government Animal/Sheep Husbandry Department as well as from private breeders. Information regarding availability of rams & buck is placed on website of the Department to create more de mand. 1000 numbers of indigenous breed will be required which needs for future development at the Farm which is to be purchased in order to enhance ram produc tion and to fulfill the demand of sheep raising area in the country.
- 3. No. of Beetal Bucks sold :
Farm is already having good demand for Beetal Bucks It will facilitate improveme nt of non descript goats.
- 4. Revenue earned during the period:
Decrease in mortality, increase in sale of rams & bucks will also reflect revenue of th e farm. It is an important aspect and hence can not be ignored.
- 1. Machine Shearing training:
Training to farmers for uniform fleece/wool cut and improve wool quality. Field camps will be organized in various States.
- 2. Sheep Management Training:
Regarding Sheep Manageme nt Training is given to the farmers to adopt modern sheep management practices.