Superior Germ plasm of different goat breeds

Index combining 9 month body weight of the individual and 90 day milk yield of their dam has been developed for selecting bucks to produce superior progeny from generation to generation. The technology of gene marker assisted selection has been quite effective for institutional goat flocks as well as to improve farmer’s flocks of indigenous breeds in native home tract. Similar approach is in operation to improve , Black Bengal, Ganjam, Sirohi, Marwari, Sangamneri, Surti, Malabari and Jakhrana in their breeding tract in West Bengal, Orrisa, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Kerala states under the All India Coordinated Research Project on Goat Improvement

Superior Germ plasm of different goat breeds