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Cattle Development Programme:

Domestic animals or livestock is the backbone of Indian agriculture. Cattle play a very important role in rural economy. Cattle rearing as an alternative livelihood is getting much significance in the recent years. This is due to the uncertain rainfall conditions and drought like situations that prevailed over the last decade. Hence, farmers are now showing more interest in livestock activities. Also, cattle rearing is the second major livelihood options after agriculture. It is providing livelihood for more than 40% of households in the world. BAIF is implementing this programme with 100 CDCs in 10 districts and provided the services to 143529 households in rural Odisha.

The services have been provided to the Farmers are as follows:
  • Artificial Insemination
  • Pregnancy Diagnosis
  • Calving Follow up and Tagging
  • Programme Promotion Activities
    1. Meetings
    2. Exposure Visit
    3. Calf Rally
    4. Dairy Training
    5. Infertility camps
    6. Synchronization camps
    7. Deworming
    8. Castration