New Breeds Registered

ICAR- National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Karnal-132001 (Haryana)

ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal (ICAR-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 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 & Fisheries (GoI), ADGs (ICAR), Directors of ICARs species-specific animal science institutes and ICAR-NBAGR.

Breed Registration Committee in its meeting held on 24th January, 2020 at New Delhi approved registration of thirteen new breeds of livestock and poultry. This includes seven breeds of cattle, two breeds of pig, and one breed each of buffalo, sheep, donkey and duck.  BRC also approved registration of one line of chicken ‘PD2 (Vanaraja Female)’ developed by ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad. In another meeting held online on 16th September, 2020, Breed Registration Committee approved registration of three breeds of dog first time in country.

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.”

Sr. No Breed Home Tract Accession number
CATTLE
1. Poda Thurpu Telangana INDIA_CATTLE_3600_PODATHURPU_03044
2. Nari Rajasthan and Gujarat INDIA_CATTLE_1704_NARI_03045
3. Dagri Gujarat INDIA_CATTLE_0400_DAGRI_03046
4. Thutho Nagaland INDIA_CATTLE_1400_THUTHO_03047
5. Shweta Kapila Goa INDIA_CATTLE_3500_SHWETAKAPILA_03048
6. Himachali Pahari Himachal Pradesh INDIA_CATTLE_0600_HIMACHALIPAHARI_03049
7. Purnea Bihar INDIA_CATTLE_0300_PURNEA_03050
BUFFALO
8. Gojri Punjab and Himachal Pradesh INDIA_BUFFALO_1606_GOJRI_01017
SHEEP
9. Kajali Punjab INDIA_SHEEP_1600_KAJALI_14044
PIG
10. Mali Tripura INDIA_PIG_1900_MALI_09009
11. Purnea Bihar and Jharkhand INDIA_PIG_0325_PURNEA_09010
DONKEY
12. Kachchhi Gujarat INDIA_DONKEY_0400_KACHCHHI_05003
DUCK
13. Maithili Bihar INDIA_DUCK_0300_MAITHILI_11002
DOG
14. Rajapalayam Tamil Nadu INDIA_DOG_1800_RAJAPALAYAM_19001
15. Chippiparai Tamil Nadu INDIA_DOG_1800_CHIPPIPARAI_19002
16. Mudhol Hound Karnataka INDIA_DOG_0800_MUDHOL HOUND_19003
CHICKEN LINE
17. PD2 (Vanaraja Female) Line ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad INDIA_CHICKEN_001_PD2_13002