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    Bull Mother Farm

    As part of National Project on Cattle and Buffalo Breeding, two Bull Mother Farm were established in the State, one at Composite State Animal Husbandry Farm, Salboni, Pashim Medinipur and another at Haringhata Farm, Mohanpur, Nadia with an objective to produce good quality elite bulls for Frozen Semen Bull Stations. Government of India has recognized this State for producing Gir & Sahiwal breed for breeding purpose. Establishment of another Bull Mother Farm with 400 animals at State Livestock Farm, Kalyani is going on.

    The main objectives of the Bull Mother Farm are:

    • Produce good quality genetically superior bulls of Sahiwal & Gir breed.
    • Production of different cross-bred bulls for use in FSBS.
    • Production of bulls through Embryo Transfer Technology.
    • Evaluation of performance of Sahiwal and Gir cattle in our climate.

    BMF, HARINGHATA:

    Presently, 608 animals including 156 animals for Embryo Transfer housed at Bull Mother Farm, Haringhata which are mainly of Pure bred Sahiwal. This is probably the largest conservation project of Sahiwal cows. The farm produces 93 calves during the year. During this year, Bull Mother Farm, Haringhata has supplied 67 bulls to different Frozen Semen Bull Stations within the state and 3 bulls to other states. For scientific disposal of solid farm waste, one vermi-compost Unit is established out of R.K.V.Y fund. One Feed Mixing Unit is also established from R.K.V.Y fund for the production of good quality concentrated cattle feed for the Farm.

    BMF, SALBONI:

    Bull Mother Farm, Salboni established at the campus of Composite State Animal Husbandry Farm, Salboni, Pashim Medinipur. Mainly, elite Cows of Gir breed are maintained in this farm. Beside Gir breed, Pure Jersey and Holstein Friesian Breeds are also maintained. Presently, 181 numbers of cattle housed in this BMF.  Gir cows and heifers with a high genetic merit were procured from Gujarat State through Central Herd Registration Scheme. For scientific disposal of solid farm waste, one vermi-compost Unit is established out of R.K.V.Y fund. One Feed Mixing Unit is also established from R.K.V.Y fund for the production of good quality concentrated cattle feed for the Farm.

    Bull Mother Farm, Haringhata

    Bull Mother Farm , Salboni