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Sheep and Goat Research Station, Banavasi

The Hon’ble Chief Minister had given assurance for establishment of livestock research station at Banavasi, Kurnool (Dt) and accordingly, Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University had established a Sheep & Goat Research Station at Banavasi vide G.O.M.S. No.50 dated 25.10.2016 of the AHDDF (AH-II) Department. The Government of Andhra Pradesh have transferred 276.45 acres (200.00+76.45 acres) of land from Animal Husbandry Department, A.P., Hyderabad to Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati for establishment of 1) Sheep & Goat Research Station and 2) Animal Husbandry Polytechnic at Banavasi, Kurnool district vide G.O.M.S. No.24 dated 18.06.2016 of the AHDDF (AH-II) Department. Consequently, the SVVU has taken initiatives to improve the sheep and goat population under RKVY research project “Introduction of prolificacy gene into Nellore sheep and development of Osmanabadi” at Sheep & Goat Research Station, Banavasi.