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The Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute is a premier institute of Indian Council of Agricultural Research engaged in research, training and extension activities on sheep. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

Dumba sheep sold at record price of Rs 75,000 at ICAR-CSWRI


For the first time in ICAR-Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute history, a male Dumba sheep has been sold for a record price of Rs. 75000/- (Rupees seventy five  thousand only). Dumba (fat-tail) sheep is hardy and adaptable to hot semi-arid environment conditions. The faster growth, high reproductive efficiency, fine wool quality and more milk yield of Dumba sheep shows its potential in enhancing the sheep production. Mr Shakti Singh, Dhobi village, Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan State, bid Dumba ram for the highest price during auction in ICAR-CSWRI, Avikanagar on 19th August 2016. This Dumba ram ageing 16 months and weighed 88 kg has extraordinary body build with long legs and large fat-tail and off-white in colour. Mr Shakti Singh informed during interaction that he is happy with bidding price and he would use the ram for breeding to meet the high market demand of Dumba sheep. He added that Turkish Dumba, popularly known as fat-tailed sheep would costs close to Rs 1 lakh.

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Institute provides elite rams of Marwari, Magra Chokla, Malpura, Avikalin and Bharat Merino, elite bucks of Sirohi and on book values to farmers, NGOs and development agencies etc. Institute disseminates the technology developed on sheep and production and utilization and improves knowledge and skill through training, consultancy, contract research, contract service, incentive and reward so that knowledge and skills developed are fruitfully utilized. Institute sold impregnated sponges and area specific mineral mixture, cenchrus grass seed and sheep manure etc. Artificial insemination, vaccination, drenching and other inputs are regularly extended to farmers as a part of technology transfer programme.

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