Under this programme, embryos of higher genetic merit indigenous bovines such as Sahiwal, Gir, Red Sindhi
, Ongole, Deoni, and Vechur were transferred into surrogate cows.
The data included offspring from five local cattle breeds (Dhanni, Lohani, Dajal, Red Sindhi
, Cholistani) and crossbreds (Holstein or Jersey crosses) maintained at Barani Livestock Production Research Institute (BLPRI, Attock, Punjab, Pakistan).
The other dairy breeds to which milk yield of Sahiwal can be compared are Red Sindhi
, Cholistani and Tharparkar in Pakistan.
Sahiwal, Red Sindhi
and Gir are the notable milch animal in India yielding on an average 1600 kg per lactation of 300 days.
Results of , supported the present study, who reported 3rd lactation length and milk yield were significantly high in Red Sindhi
cattle, same statement repeated by , who reported higher milk yield and lactation length was observed in 3rd lactation and lower in 1st lactation period in Holstein Friesian cattle.
Out of these, Sahiwal, Cholistani, and Red Sindhi
are main dairy breeds and well known internationally due to their distinguishable characteristics.
Status, characteristics and performance of Red Sindhi
Replying a question of MPA Rehan Zafar, the Minister said that Livestock department is maintaining Red Sindhi
Cattle Breeding Farm at Tando Muhammad Khan and Livestock Experiment Station Nabisar Road in District Mirpurkhas.
cattle have a maximum breed potential of 4000 liters [Wahid (1975 and 1975a)].
Embryos of Indigenous breeds such as Sahiwal, Gir, Red Sindhi
, Ongole, Deoni and Vechur have been proposed to be transferred under this programme.
For other breeds like Red Sindhi
average lactation milk yield has been reported to range from 153134 kg (Ahmad 1998) to 2019.
HYDERABAD, July 16, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Sindh Minister for Livestock, Mir Abid Hussain Jatoi paid surprise visit to Red Sindhi
Cattle Breeding Farm, Tando Muhammad Khan late Wednesday evening and expressed his dissatisfaction regarding its management.