Ranchi Veterinary College is also having instructional small ruminant farm which includes goat and sheep is maintaining black Bengal, Sirohi and Barbari breeds of goats and chotanagpuri sheep. There is ICARAICRP on Goat Improvement project on Black Bengal (field unit) having four centers in different agro climatic zones of Jharkhand – Palajori (Deoghar), Tikko (Lohardaga), Chamguru (Ranchi), and Barabanki (East Singhbhum) for improvement of Black Bengal goat. Farm is maintaining 100 goats and 100 sheeps.
The college has one instructional bovine farm maintaining indigenous breeds of cattle like Gir, Sahiwal, Tharparkar, and Red Sindhi and Murrah buffalo. A total number of 90 animals are maintained at the farm.
The college is also maintaining pig farm. It has developed a highly successful variety of pig named Jharsuk for the farmers of Jharkhand. There is one ICAR – MSP Project for distribution of piglets among the farmers to replace the desi pigs to improve their socio economic status. A
total of 800 pigs are maintained at farm.
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