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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Directorate of Livestock Farms
DIRECTORATE-OF-LIVESTOCK-FARMS

The Directorate of Livestock Farms has been created in the year 2015. This directorate includes dairy farm, poultry farm, goat farm and pig farm, Semen freezing and Embryo transfer technology lab. The directorate houses 750 dairy animals including crossbred cattle,buffalo (Murrah and Nili Ravi) and Sahiwal cattle. The poultry breeding farm possesses flock strengths of 4000 layers, 6000 broilers, 2000 Japanese quails and 100 Turkey. About 200 goats of different categories and about 60 pigs are housed at DLF. Apart from that 125 acre of fodder area is under cultivation.

The directorate is running various research projects sponsored by the State /Central Governments/ ICAR on the genetic improvement of dairy cattle, buffaloes, layers and broilers. There is a well established “Reproductive Biotechnology Unit” for developing technologies in semen and embryo production techniques, their cryo-preservation, and embryo transfer so as to enhance the rate of genetic improvement of dairy cattle and buffaloes. The directorate is engaged in the teaching of LFP courses in the areas of Farm Management Practices to both Undergraduate and Post-graduate students.