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Cattle Breeding Project to Improve Dairy Output

cattle breeding programme in Eritrea
Three Irish Organizations (Dovea Genetics, Teagasc and Vita) are supporting cattle cross breeding and improvement programmes in Eritrea that are aimed at improving milk outputs.

By Joe Dermody,

Dairy and beef semen supplier Dove Genetics, Teagasc, and Irish NGO Vita are supporting a cattle improvement programme, sponsoring the supply of AI straws to the National AI Centre in Eritrea.

Some 2,000 AI straws from bulls on Dovea Genetics international catalogue were sent to the East African state of Eritrea last year and these are now being used as part of a crossbreeding programme with plans to send out more AI straws. Continue reading Cattle Breeding Project to Improve Dairy Output