To improve the inhabitants of milk-giving cows in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday stated the state will begin selective insemination of cows through the use of sex-sorted sperm as an alternative of the pure course of the place the offspring’s gender can’t be determined.
The Chief Minister stated that cow shelters will likely be opened in tea backyard areas to maintain cattle protected.
“The veterinary division has advised me that we are able to go for synthetic insemination in cattle utilizing sex-sorted semen. This would imply that 10 to twenty years later, the cattle breed will likely be solely cow, and no bulls,” Mr Sarma stated.
During a dialogue on a particular point out introduced by Aminul Islam, the opposition MLA from All India United Democratic Front, the chief minister claimed that there’s a tendency among the many individuals to present away bulls to slaughterhouses.
Mr Sarma stated, “If we take a look at Hindu parampara or historic historical past, there may be reference solely to feminine cattle, like Kamdhenu, and the way we have been benefited with milk. That means there will need to have been one thing which ensured that cows have been extra in quantity than bulls.”
The state authorities has already launched the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021, which seeks to manage slaughter, consumption and transportation of cattle.