Tag Archives: Cattle Breeding

Cattle Artificial Insemination Services in Eritrea

The Ministry of Agriculture has adopted the Artificial Insemination technique since 2017 to maximize the production of milk.

BY RUTH ABRAHAM | SHABAIT

As part of its efforts to modernize agriculture, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has introduced a new technique of fertilization of dairy cattle, Artificial Insemination, mainly aimed at maximizing the production of milk. Continue reading Cattle Artificial Insemination Services in Eritrea

Cattle Breeding Project to Improve Dairy Output

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