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- Recently, the artificial insemination carried out by the Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Hisar sometime back has shown positive results.
- A trial conducted by Central Sheep Breeding Farm, Hisar on 50 goats found that a goat produced by artificial insemination gives 1.5 liters of milk as compared to an average of 800 grams of milk given by a normal goat.
- So far, artificial insemination has been done in cows and buffaloes, but now it is also being done in goats, which will produce good breed and high weight goats.
- There are 26 types of goat breeds in the country. Goat's milk is beneficial in terms of health due to the low fat content with up to 4 percent protein content.
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