December 2016 Current Affairs

November 2016 Current Affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS

October 2016 Current Affairs
31 OCT
NEWS
27 OCT
NEWS
26 OCT
NEWS
25 OCT
NEWS
24 OCT
NEWS
22 OCT
NEWS

September 2016 Current Affairs
30 SEP
NEWS
29 SEP
NEWS
28 SEP
NEWS
27 SEP
NEWS
26 SEP
NEWS
24 SEP
NEWS

August 2016 Current Affairs
31 AUG
NEWS
30 AUG
NEWS
29 AUG
NEWS
27 AUG
NEWS
26 AUG
NEWS
25 AUG
NEWS

NBAGR confers rare and singular species genetic recognition tag to Kendrapara sheep

NBAGR confers rare and singular species genetic recognition tag to Kendrapara sheep
11 July 2016 Current Affairs: The National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) has conferred rare and singular species genetic recognition tag to the threatened breed of Kendrapara sheep found in Odisha. It has received registration number INDIA_SHEEP_1500_KENDRAPADA_14042. It became the 42nd sheep breed in India to receive such tag. The genetically rare status will help to boost conservation effort to protect these domesticated threatened sheep. Previously, two buffalo and four cattle breeds’ native to Odisha were registered at national level by NBAGR.

Kendrapara sheep  : Kendrapara sheep is found only in coastal Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts of Odisha. Locally it is called kuji mendha. The average adult sheep weighs 18-20 kg and are dwarf in built with the body covered with coarse hair. 

They are well adapted to high ambient temperature, high humidity and heavy rain. Kendrapara sheep carries FecB mutation gene, which is responsible for prolificacy (multiple babies in same delivery) or multiple birth syndrome. 

This characteristic makes them distinctive from other species sheep species as they are not known for giving multiple births. Kendrapara sheep is second sheep breed in India (other one is Garole sheep found in West Bengal) and the sixth in the world that carries FecB mutation gene.

Economic Significance : Multiple-birth characteristics make it a profitable livelihood source. They are primarily used for mutton production. Besides, their skin also has economic importance.

National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) : It premier institute is dedicated to work with its mandate of identification, characterization, evaluation, conservation and utilization of livestock and poultry genetic resources of the country.


December 2016 Current affairs

November 2016 Current affairs
30 NOV
NEWS
29 NOV
NEWS
28 NOV
NEWS
26 NOV
NEWS
25 NOV
NEWS
24 NOV
NEWS




October 2016 Current affairs
31 OCT
NEWS
27 OCT
NEWS
26 OCT
NEWS
25 OCT
NEWS
24 OCT
NEWS
22 OCT
NEWS

September 2016 Current affairs
30 SEP
NEWS
29 SEP
NEWS
28 SEP
NEWS
27 SEP
NEWS
26 SEP
NEWS
24 SEP
NEWS

August 2016 Current affairs
31 AUG
NEWS
30 AUG
NEWS
29 AUG
NEWS
27 AUG
NEWS
26 AUG
NEWS
25 AUG
NEWS



FreshersLive - No.1 Job site in India. Fresherslive Current Affairs 2016 section offers informative quiz questions with answers regarding latest current affairs today for all sorts of competitive exams like UPSC, TNPSC , IFS, IAS, IPS, railway exams (RRB) and banking exams like IPBS PO, IPBS clerk, Federal Bank PO, ICICI, SBI, RBI legal officer & Grade officer posts and much more. Register with us to get latest Current Affairs Updates. Also get latest Current Affairs news and quiz Updates for free alerts daily through E-mail

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.