Category: R & D

Can a Heat-tolerant Cow Breed Be Evolved?

Can a Heat-tolerant Cow Breed Be Evolved?

With global warming becoming a reality, and many countries recording soaring ambient temperature, there has been clamour to evolve heat tolerant breeds. Excessive heat and humidity affects dry-matter intake and energy loss, resulting in losses in milk production and reproduction.

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Paternity Test to Confirm Which Bull Has Fathered a Calf

Paternity Test to Confirm Which Bull Has Fathered a Calf

In some cases to decide genetic potential of any heifer or a bull, knowing with certainty the paternity side of a calf is critical. This is especially true in India where many a times, along with artificial insemination, the cow is also served with a bull. A simple test is now available to test this....