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Preserving biodiversity means preserving farmers’ livelihoods! Breeds not adapte…
Preserving biodiversity means preserving farmers’ livelihoods! Breeds not adapted to local conditions require such expensive care that it could threaten the future of India’s dairy industry: “These small farmers cannot afford to build the facilities needed by crossbred cattle, and thus need cows that thrive in India's climate…Three of India's dairy breeds — the Red Sindhi, Sahiwal, and Tharparker — may soon be extinct. This will make it harder for small farmers in India to obtain cattle they can afford to take care of.” We need your help and knowledge about these breeds to add them to the Ark of Taste! http://bit.ly/19q6Mku
India Risks Losing Native Cattle Breeds
India is famous for its native cattle. But, thanks to cross-breeding with non-native dairy cattle breeds, India risks losing its genetic heritage for good.