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[10.08.24] Swiss cattle seminal potential applied for enhancement of local breed

Cattle artificial insemination station began its activities in Tamga village of Jeti-Oguz district of Issyk-Kul region. According to the employees of the veterinary station, currently 15 experimental cows were inseminated here already.
According to veterinaries, vet service is one of the micro projects, implemented in Tamga village by rural investment project, and it is implemented by Community investment and development agency (CIDA). The materials for insemination are imported from Switzerland and Spain.
According to specialists, the cow breeds of those countries are the most adaptive to natural conditions of Kyrgyzstan. So, the local cattle-breeders aim at increasing the weight and milkiness of cows, as well as immunity to diseases...
KyrgyzInfo, August 10, 2004

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