Cattle Breeding Farm – Mandvi, Dist. Surat

With an objective of conservation and improvement of Indigenous Cattle Breed i.e Kankrej, Cattle Breeding Farm has been established at Mandvi during the year 1963. This farm is commonly known as Sindhvai Farm in nearby areas.

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 02 Kankrej bulls have been supplied for breeding at token price.

Details of Animal maintained at Cattle Breeding Farm - Mandvi

Sr.No. Animal Class No.
1 Milch cows 44
2 Dry cows 63
3 Female above 3 years 73
4 Female calves 86
5 Male Calves 54
Total 320

Facilities for production of Green and Dry fodder are available at Cattle Breeding Farm. During the year 2017-18 for animals maintained at farm, 1,02,480 kg of dry fodder and 6,30,975 kg of green fodder are produced.

Under the component - Upgradation of Existing Cattle Breeding Farm to Bull Mother Farm of Breed Improvement Project in Trible area, construction work of Bull Mother Farm for Mehsana Buffalo is in progress.

Apart from this, construction work is in progress, for the establishment of Frozen Semen station under state sponsored scheme.

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Address

Assistant Director of Animal Husbandry,
Cattle Breeding Farm, Bhutwad,
District - Surat.
Contact No : 02623-221046

Staff

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

Land/Asset

Particulars of land Hactare
Irrigated 36.27
Non – irrigated 36.94
Gaucher area 246.55
Land covered under (R&B) 12.95
Total land 332.71
Irrigation facility (at Farm)
A. Tube well 3
B. Submersible pump -

Status of Livestock

Cattle Breed – Kankrej

Details No. of Animals.
Heard strength 303
Adult units 188.66
Male calves(<1year) 13
Male calves(1-2year) 21
Male calves(>2 year) 25
Total male calves 59
a. Milking cows 57
b.Dry cows 33
c.Breedable heifers(>3 years) 57
Total breedable female(a+b+c) 147

Fodder development

Land (Acre) Fodder production (kg) Production cost/Quintal Fodder (Rs.)
Green Dry Grains Green Dry
332.63 830790 211155 - 325 170
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