Market led extension strategy for livestock production
Market Led Extension Strategy for Livestock Production Dr. R.P. Singh Associate Director Extension andCoordinator, SAMETI-Uttarakhand
Mission Facilitateneed based knowledge in livestock and poultry sector in ongoing and emerging areas to support productivity increase, reducing the gap between potential and actual yield and to prepare the country to face the challenges of globalization.
Thrust Areas Development and improvement of processing technologies for value addition, shelf life enhancement and quality assurance of livestock products. Dietetic livestock products for better health. Livestock production economics and marketing.
Strengths Manpower Infrastructure Farm and animals Laboratories Specialized facilities Human Resource Development National and International Collaboration
Achievements Crossbred strains of cattle, Karan Swiss, Karan Fries and Frieswal for high milk production Layer productivity enhanced to 300 eggs / per year / per bird Broiler body weight increased to 1.5 kg in 35 days Graded Murrah buffaloes with 2200 kg milk yield per/lactation Dual purpose poultry strains for rural farming Conservation techniques for various livestock and poultry germplasms Improved strains of sheep for fine wool, carpet wool and mutton Shelter management for small ruminants
Animal Health Eradication of Rinderprest in India Indigenous technology for foot and mouth disease vaccine production Live attenuated vaccine for sheep and goat plague (PPR) Diagnosed avian influenza and controlled it by continuous surveillance Vaccine against avian influenza using indigenous strains Technical and scientific support to National FMD control programme
In Animal Products Technology Low cholesterol ghee Mango Lassi with long shelf life Ghee, fortified with herbs Indigenous technology for production of rasmalai, kulfi, kheer mix, gulab jamun mix with longer shelf life Adopted and modified traditional milk products technology like kunda for commercial production Various poultry meat products like chicken chunkalona from spent hen, chicken idli, nuggets, patties, pickle and kababs
Commercialization of technologies Area specific mineral mixture for different agro- ecological zones and complete feed block using non conventional feed resources. Goat plague (PPR) vaccine FMD and HS adjoined oil vaccine. Equine influenza vaccine. Thermostable IBD vaccine. EHP 1 vaccine. Diagnostic kits for FMD surveillance By pass protein technology for high yielding cattle Hormonal modulation for increasing egg production