Artificial Insemination Carried Out in Central Farm Livestock Section

Saturday, September 18th, 2021


The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise and Belize Livestock Producers Association in collaboration with the Belize Agricultural Health Authority facilitated the artificial insemination of 30 cows from the Central Farm herd.
These cows were selected and inseminated with imported semen from Champion Angus and Brahman purebred bulls from the United States of America.
This activity will ensure better genetics in the breeding program at Central Farm that supports the cattle industry by providing quality-breeding animals and through bull rental. Mr. Frank Friesen, a local expert in the method and embryo transfer technology, carried out the artificial insemination.
This activity is aligned with the goals and objectives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise to increase capacity at the ministry and of local farmers to enhance productivity and to help drive local and export production in all areas of agriculture.

 

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