Frieswal Cattle Project

Frieswal Cattle : National Milch breed

The Frieswal project was conceptualized to develop a crossbred strain of cattle for the country yielding 4000 kg of milk with 4% butter fat in a mature lactation of 300 days.  The project is ongoing with Military Farms as they are the largest single source of crossbred cattle with proper pedigree and recording systems, which was suitable for the induction of superior exotic germplasm. Further by establishing collaboration between Military farms of Ministry of defence and ICAR-CIRC, livestock resources and infrastructure from the Military farms and technical expertise from ICAR, have been brought to a common platform, which helped to utilize Friesian-Sahiwal crossbred as a base f

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