Department of Animal Husbandry
It organizes activities towards the improvement and conservation of gene pools of bird tribes and agricultural animals bred in the country as well as pedigree selection activities in all branches of Animal Husbandry.
The department of Animal Husbandry concerns with the implementation and procession of programs and concepts of its branches and the organization of artificial insemination of farm animals in the country.
In recent years, considerable work has been done by the department to expand the legislative framework of the field. The NKR laws on “The preservation of selection achievements”, “Pedigree cattle-breeding”, “Bee breeding” and “Feed of agricultural animals” have been adopted by the National Assembly of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.
The procedures on “The appraisal of pedigree animals as well as their evaluation conditions through seed quality”, “Certification of pedigree products (material) utilized in NKR” have been processed, established and put into action by the NKR government for the provision of usage of the NKR law on “Pedigree cattle breeding”.
“Pedigree station” CJSC was created by the Ministry of Agriculture of NKR where the process of pedigree cattle breeding is organized and the bull-producers are used for the improvement of genealogy of the local livestock.
The analysis and collection of monthly data on the extent of the production of livestock products of the country were organized together with the NKR National Statistical Service.
Data on large farms existing in the country are being collected and scheduled.
The forms of livestock and pedigree accounting have been made by the Department.
Consulting and information activities on various branches of Animal Husbandry are carried out, as well as business plans are developed by the Department.