Cattle Breeding Farm – Bhuj, Dist. Kutch

With an objective for conservation and improvement of Indigenous Cattle Breed i.e Kankrej, Cattle Breeding Farm has been established at Bhuj during the year 1956.

Cattle Breeding Farm has been handed over to Gujarat Livestock Development Board during the year 2006.

Efforts have been made to conserve the pure breed by scientific rearing of animals at Cattle Breeding Farm.

High genetic merit bulls for natural service are supplied to Grampanchayat, Gaushalas and Panjarapoles, where facilities for artificial insemination are not available. These bulls are supplied from Cattle Breeding Farm at token price on recommendation of District Animal Husbandry Officer. During the year 2017-18, total 7 Kankrej bulls have been supplied for breeding at token price.

Details of Animal maintained at Cattle Breeding Farm - Bhuj

Sr.No. Animal Class No.
1 Milch cows 46
2 Dry cows 28
3 Female above 3 years 24
4 Female calves 53
5 Male Calves 95
  Total 246

State sponsored scheme has been sanctioned for construction of new infrastructure to replace the severely damaged and risky infrastructure of Cattle Breeding Farm – Bhuj. At present construction work is in progress for new infrastructure of farm including Animal sheds, Grass godown, Tubewell, water storage tank and office etc.

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Address

Assistant Director of Animal Husbandry,
Cattle Breeding Farm,
Mundra Road, Bhuj,
District - kachchh.
Contact No: 02832-230804

Staff

Sr. No Designation Post
1 Assistant Director 1
2 Agriculture Supervisor 1
3 Village level worker 1
4 Extension Officer 2
5 Livestock Inspector 1
6 Accountant 1

Land/Asset

Particulars of land Hactare
Irrigated 29.09
Non – irrigated 2911.16
Land covered under (R&B) 13.69
Irrigation facility (at Farm)
A. Tube well 1
B. Submersible pump 1

Status of Livestock

Cattle Breed – Kankrej
Buffalo Breed - Banni

Details No. of Animals.
Heard strength 164
Adult units 101.68
Male calves(<1year) 18
Male calves(1-2year) 13
Male calves(>2 year) 3
Total male calves 34
a. Milking cows 41
b.Dry cows 24
c.Breedable heifers(>3 years) 14
Total breedable female(a+b+c) 79

Fodder development

Land (Acre) Fodder production (kg) Production cost/Quintal Fodder (Rs.)
Green Dry Grains Green Dry
1193.83 163150 20000 - 65 80
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