The project consists of an intensive sheep breeding complex, which includes two farms for 3 thousand ewes, an artificial insemination station, an embryo laboratory and a quarantine site for 300 heads.
The Damate group of companies will create a selection and genetic center for sheep breeding in the North Caucasus, which will make it possible to form the best gene pool of Russian sheep; The cost of the project is estimated at 1 billion rubles, Leonid Khanukaev, head of the Lamb division of Damate Group, said on Thursday.
The Damate Group of Companies has launched a project to create a selection and genetic center for breeding sheep in the North Caucasus Federal District. The breeding center will create the best gene pool of Russian sheep through the transfer of the latest technologies in the field of genetics, breeding and reproduction, as well as reduce dependence on imported breeding products,” Zanukaev said at the “Development of Sheep Breeding in the North Caucasus” forum.
He noted that the project consists of an intensive sheep breeding complex, which includes two farms for 3 thousand heads of ewes, an artificial insemination station, an embryo laboratory and a quarantine site for 300 heads. The company has already begun construction of one of the facilities – a center for a breeding sheep farm for 1.8 thousand heads in the Predgorny district of the Stavropol Territory.
“The breeding center is designed to keep and breed the best breeds of world sheep breeding. Highly productive, purebred, breeding meat animals will be bred here, work will be done to record and evaluate their productivity and quality. The work will be carried out using the latest technologies in the field of reproduction and automation of control systems for selection and breeding work, ”said a company representative.
The Damate group is engaged in the production of turkey, duck meat and lamb, develops dairy farming and the production of dairy products.
The two-day forum “Development of sheep breeding in the North Caucasus” is being held at the “Minvody Expo” in the Stavropol Territory. Experts discuss the prospects for the development of sheep breeding in Russia.
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