» Division of Livestock Production and Management

Salient Achievements

Developed an outstanding germ plasm of crossbred cattle strain –VRINDAVANI Revenue Generated (April to Sept  2014) : Rs. 107.00 Lakhs

Livestock IVRI
  • Age at first calving : 1022.7 ± 24.6 days
  • Total Lactation milk yield: 3589.5 ± 35.0 kg
  • Total Lactation Length : 334.3 ± 4.1 days
  • Milk Yield (305 days ) : 3607.0 ± 75.2 kg
  • Calving interval : 427.1 ± 10.7 days
  • Fat : 4.4 %
  • SNF : 8.7 %

Achieved the improvement in Murrah buffalo production performance. Revenue Generated (08-09) : Rs. 19,79,685.0

Livestock IVRI
  • Age at first calving : 39.7 ± 1.8 months
  • Total Lactation milk yield: 2257.8 ± 49.5 Kg
  • Total Lactation Length : 291.9 ± 4.9 days
  • Milk Yield (305 days ) : 2208.9 ± 106.1 kg
  • Fat : 8.2 %
  • SNF : 9.7 %

Developed improved crossbred pigs and evolved economic pig ration.

Livestock IVRI
  • Birth weight (kg) : 1.15±0.01
  • Weight at 24 weeks (kg) : 61.61±3.45
  • Average daily gain (g/day) : 359.88±16.54
  • Litter size at birth : 11.55±1.23
  • Litter weight at birth(kg) : 13.25±1.73
  • Litter size at weaning : 8.07±0.60
  • Litter weight at weaning (kg) : 62.58±5.67
  • Breeding (%) : 90
  • Conception rate(%) : 100
  • Revenue generated (Rs.) : 6,73,034

Established and maintained an elite herd of pure Landrace pigs

Livestock IVRI
  • Birth weight (kg) : 1.33±0.02
  • Weight at 24 weeks (kg) : 79.17±4.06
  • Average daily gain (g/day) : 463.33±14.38
  • Litter size at birth : 11.00±0.59
  • Litter weight at birth(kg) : 14.60±1.27
  • Litter size at weaning : 7.75±0.84
  • Litter weight at weaning (kg) : 77.68±6.82
  • Breeding (%) : 95
  • Conception rate(%) : 100
  • Revenue generated (Rs.) : 2,01,547

Reproductive and nutritional manipulation of small ruminants & behavioural documentation of goats.