NDDB had launched a progeny testing programme for production of High Genetic Merit (HGM) Holstein Friesian (HF) crossbred and Murrah bulls to meet the requirement of semen stations all over the country. Under the project, Gaushala was identified as the main implementing agency in collaboration with three milk unions of Gujarat.
Elite Bull Mothers in the PT Project
Since 2012-13, the Gaushala runs the PT programme under the National Dairy Plan (NDP I) with support of three Milk unions of Gujarat.
Till date, the breeding value of 123 crossbred HF bulls and 140 Murrah bulls have been estimated.