Archive for December, 2013

Awards And Achivements to Jasdan Gir Cow India

Gujarat; India boasts of many indigenous breeds of cow like Gir, Kankrej, Dnagi etc. all these breed are known for being the best and world renowned Milk and Draught cattle. However the Gir breed is considered much superior to all these breeds with regard to Milk purpose. Gir cows at Jasdan state an erstwhile princely state occupies a special position amongst all Gyr cattle because of their outstanding upkeep and ultimate care that they receive under the affectionate patronage of His Honor Sri Satyajitkumar S. Khachar the present state saheb of Jasdan. The cows at Jasdan have been certified for their best milking capacity and best draught breeds by Pashu Palak Niyamak; Gujarat and by Animal Husbandry commission of India. It has won nine certificates in All India Milk Field Competition and has acquired a pinnacle position as the best cattle breed with maximum tolerant nature overseas. The cattle at [...]

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THE GIR COW OF JASDAN GUJARAT

The cows of Gir breed from Jasdan; Gujarat are world renowned for their hardy nature and for its tolerance to stress conditions. The Gyr (Gir breed) breed has high milk producing capacity along with paramount resistance to several tropical diseases. The Geer breed of Jasdan has been exported to Brazil, USA, Venezuela and Mexico for further successful breeding programs. Locally named by the name of Sorathi, Gujarat can only boast of having a merge population of 3000 cattle of Gir breed as stated by his Honor Shri Satyjitkumar S. Khachar, the present king of erstwhile princely state of Jasdan and an eminent Cow lover. Due to efforts of Shree Satyajit Khachar the Gir cattle has gone global being the best dairy breeds in the world. Brazil has emerged as the largest importer as well as the exporter of Gir cow embryos and semen of Indian origin. Whats most interesting is [...]

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THE NEED OF COW PROTECTION IN URBAN INDIA

THE NEED OF COW PROTECTION IN URBAN INDIA   Go-Raksha or the Cow Protection can be accomplished only if one aims to serve the cows rather than be served by them. In classic agrarian model of life style, milk is not the goal of cow protection and the bull calf is more celebrated than the female calf because in earlier times, the bulls were considered to be more productive once trained and matured. Unfortunately modern dairy culture has got nothing to do with cow protection but everything to do with cow exploitation. More so these business dealers and traders breed, rear and protect only the exotic breeds and not the Desi Indigenous breed whose milk, urine and dung are all productive and has medicinal qualities. The consumerism culture that is getting popularized in urban India is also another reason behind the pathetic condition and declining population of Desi breeds of [...]

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND EXOTIC BREEDS OF COW

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INDIGENOUS AND EXOTIC BREEDS OF COW Yes Desi Cow vs Jersey Animal The indigenous breed of cow is easily differentiated by its hump and throat skin which are absent in exotic breeds. The desi breed such as Gir can reproduce up to 15 times whereas the American breed can only reproduce up to 3-4 times. The immunity of Indian cow breeds is high and they can resist infections along with other diseases that are common occurrence in Jersey or Holiestien varieties. The milk of pure Desi breeds is A1 type which is now laboratory proven to have antibodies as well as other essential proteins, fats & nutrients that are completely lacking or are present in much lower in content in foreign cow breed. The bulls of Indian Gir breed Cow are sturdy and have strength that makes them suitable for agricultural purposes but the bulls of exotic breed do not [...]

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