Exploited Embryo Transfer Technique in Ongole cattle

A new project on Conservation of Ongole cattle was commenced from 1-4-2014 under breed conservation programme of National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR), Karnal sanctioned by ICAR, New Delhi for a period of 3 years beginning from 2014 -15 to conserve the native Ongole cattle in its breeding tract by conducting A.I to the farmers' cattle with superior germplasm at field level through the nodal agencies. In addition, Embryo transfer technology was implemented from 2000 to 2007 and produced frozen embryos of native Ongole cattle.