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BackSynchronization of oestrus and artificial insemination under “Institute Farmer Participatory Programme”

 Under Institute-Farmer-Participatory programme, a technology assessment and refinement trial for prolificacy in sheep along with demonstration of artificial insemination was laid in the flock of Sh. Rajeev Bhargavat Ajmer. Earlier MOU was signed with the farmer for demonstration of institute technologies at his flock under the programme. Twenty two sheep were inserted with progesterone impregnated sponges developed by the institutefor estrus synchronization. The animals were artificially inseminated (Twice: once in morning and once in evening) using semen of prolific GMM ram. A demonstration on fodder production using Anjan grass (Cenchruscilliaris) along with fodder tree Ardu (Alianthusexcelsa) was also laid down in his field. The farmer hasshown keen interest in developing a prolific sheep flock to increase per unit production in his flock.