Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences College (GADVASU), Ludhiana, is all set to make use of the stray cows as surrogate moms to provide high-yield styles of calves.
The animal-sciences college is establishing its personal cow shed (gaushala) the place stray cows match to present start might be used to breed high-yield styles of calf by in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and embryo switch (ET).
GADVASU vice-chancellor (VC) Dr Inderjeet Singh mentioned the gaushala is being established for analysis, demonstration and coaching functions.
He mentioned the college was making an effort to decrease variety of stray cattle left deserted on highways.
The census rely performed final yr discovered that there have been 1.four lakh stray cattle within the state.
Sachin Sharma, chairman of state Gau Sewa Fee, issued a discover to all deputy commissioners of the state on Tuesday highlighting the issue of stray cattle on highways.
“It has been noticed that throughout the lockdown and publish lockdown, some gaushalas have run out of funds and deserted cattle. The deputy commissioner, who’s defecto president of cow pond, has been requested to offer shelter to cattle in order that treasured lives of each commuters and cows might be saved,” Sharma mentioned.
EMBRYOS TRANSFER PROJECT
The varsity was the primary within the nation to hold out such an experiment efficiently in 2017 when embryos of indigenous cows had been transferred to unique Holstein Friesian (HF) breed of cows and so they grew to become surrogate moms to pure Sahiwal calves.
The new child calves had no traits of HF and had been born in brown color of Sahiwal.
EXAMINATION OF PG COURSES FROM AUGUST 20
The V-C mentioned that examinations of ultimate semester college students of postgraduate programs might be performed from August 20, whereas the method of admission might be determined throughout the tutorial counsel assembly on August 5.