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New Breeds/Chicken Line Registered

ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal (NBAGR) is the nodal agency for the registration of newly identified germplasm of livestock and poultry of the country. Newly identified breeds are approved by Breed Registration Committee (BRC) of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) headed by Deputy Director General (Animal Sciences), ICAR and represented by National Biodiversity Authority, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (GoI), ADGs (ICAR), Directors of ICARs species specific animal science institutes and NBAGR. Breed registration Committee in its meeting held online on 16th September, 2020 approved registration of three breeds of dog. After including these newly registered breeds, total number of indigenous breeds of livestock, poultry and dog now in the country is 200, which include 50 for cattle, 17 for buffalo, 34 for goat, 44 for sheep, 7 for horses & ponies, 9 for camel, 10 for pig, 3 for donkey, 1 for yak, 19 for chicken, 2 for duck, 1 for geese and 3 for dog.

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