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30 institutes in India use advanced IVF technique to produce elite bulls

Parveen Arora

Press Reporter News Service

Karnal, November 11

After witnessing the success of Ovum Choose-Up (OPU)-in vitro-fertilization (IVF) method previously couple of years at Nationwide Dairy Analysis Institute (NDRI) right here, the method is now being utilized in round 30 animal institutes of the nation for the multiplication of fine high quality bulls to satisfy the scarcity of round 80 million doses of semen of livestock in India.

Will produce good germplasm

The OPU-IVF is a complicated strategy of replica. With the assistance of this advance know-how, we’ll produce good germplasm to satisfy the demand of semen. — Dr BN Tripathi, Dy Director-Common (animal science), ICAR, New Delhi

At current, the nation has round 80 million doses of semen, whereas the requirement is of round 160 million doses for animals.

With the assistance of this method, a cow can produce greater than 50-80 calves compared to 5 to eight usually in her lifetime.

“The OPU-IVF is a complicated strategy of replica. Presently, farmers are utilizing synthetic insemination within the subject, however its success fee is round 35 per cent. With the assistance of this advance know-how, we’ll produce good germplasm to satisfy the demand of semen,” stated Dr BN Tripathi, Deputy Director-Common (animal science), Indian Council of Agricultural Analysis (ICAR), New Delhi.

“NDRI is on the forefront of the analysis and developmental actions in superior reproductive biotechnology and is a premier analysis organisation having a high-quality infrastructure and skilled colleges. After its success within the method, the Union Authorities has funded Rs 1.5-2 crore to every institute engaged on this challenge throughout the nation for strengthen the OPU-IVF method,” he added.

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