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Data Bank Unit for Animal Genetic Resources

Is a department responsible for overseeing organization, management and storage of records in the National Data Bank for characterization, evaluation and cataloguing of livestock, fisheries and poultry genetic resources.

The key responsibility of this department is to undertake the first strategic objective to Enhance characterization, inventory and management of animal genetic resources. Through Collection and Generation, Processing with Storage of information related to Animal Breeding & production by:

  • Managing all Breeding Records

  • Analyzing / Interpreting performance records in the areas of Poultry, Dairy, Beef, Fish Breeding and Genetics.
  • Providing information for the development of studs
  • Compilation and availing Reproduction information.
  • Establishment and Management of a NAGRC & DB Library
  • Designing & producing information packages for Breeding extension