Dairy-herd Improvement Programme Actions (DIPA), Erode
Dairy Herd Improvement Programme Actions (DIPA), Erode:
DIPA unit is also functioning at Erode. The activities of DIPA unit are:
Field Performance Recording Programme (FPRP):
Under Field Performance Recording Programme, the milk yield of the Jersey crossbred cows are recorded and elite cows are mated with proven bull semen to produce superior cross bred bull calves.
FPRP is being implemented by the Federation in 8 District Unions viz. Salem, Dharmapuri, Erode, Coimbatore, Trichy, Madurai, Dindigul and Tirunelveli with the financial assistance from Government of India.
Under the Field Performance Recording Programme for Crossbred Jersey, so far 388 bull calves have been provided for frozen semen production to the four frozen semen stations under Cooperative sector (1) and Animal Husbandry Department (3).
FPRP programme is also carried out in pure Kangeyam Indigenous breeds to produce 50 calves under TNLDA fund.