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SHEEP AND WOOL DEVELOPMENT

Sheep and wool development programme remained in progress during the year under report. In order to increase the wool yield of local sheep and to improve the mutton type sheep, the department had launched a cross breeding programme in sheep.The exotic breeds ie. Corriedale , Poldor set and Rambouillet are used for cross breeding. For the production of pure bred  rams, a Sheep Breeding farm is functioning at Mattewara, District Ludhiana  during the year under report :-

SHEEP BREEDING FARM MATTEWARA, DISTRICT LUDHIANA

        Sheep breeding farm Mattewara was set up during the year 1968-69. At this farm, sheep of Exotic breed are maintained for the production of exotic rams.                                                                                              

         

 




Objective

Action

Success
Indicator

Unit

Actual Value For

2009-10 

 2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

Small Ruminants

Establishment of goat units

New units established

No.

__

25

100

3

Supply of rams

No. of rams supplied

No.

139

174

106

115

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