New Breeds Registered
ICAR- National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
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|
|2.||Nari||Rajasthan and Gujarat||INDIA_CATTLE_1704_NARI_03045|
|6.||Himachali Pahari||Himachal Pradesh||INDIA_CATTLE_0600_HIMACHALIPAHARI_03049|
|8.||Gojri||Punjab and Himachal Pradesh||INDIA_BUFFALO_1606_GOJRI_01017|
|11.||Purnea||Bihar and Jharkhand||INDIA_PIG_0325_PURNEA_09010|
|16.||Mudhol Hound||Karnataka||INDIA_DOG_0800_MUDHOL HOUND_19003|
|17.||PD2 (Vanaraja Female) Line||ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad||INDIA_CHICKEN_001_PD2_13002|