Nuclear herd of dual purpose “Bugan khaliun” breed has been rearing in Batsumber county of Tuv province. According to scientific methodology of successful breeding and selection process on the cattle herd for decades, the novel dual propose breed was approved by A-218th order of 2020 from minister of food, agriculture and light industry based on report of inspection from national committee and named as “Bugan khaliun”.
Number of versions of breeding, rearing and feeding managements are available for the current novel cattle breed stock in environment of our country and most profitable version is to pasture rearing in warm seasons and enclosed barn rearing in cold seasons technology. We consider the version as pasture, semi-indoor rearing management. There are numerous examples of farms implementing the method and many of them are farms in Batsumber county of Tuv province. Cattle breeders and farmers are emphasizing on production and cultivation of forage, especially green fodder and silage preparation, utilization and accustomed the practise. In this county, total of 115 small and medium scale farms and households are breeding 23.4 thousand heads of cattle by using the current technology and methods and 12.0 thousand and 6.0 thousand heads of the cattle of dam and breeding herd are involved respectively.
Total of 1800 heads of herd of the breed had been rearing at districts of Ulaanbaatar city and bred as pure breed or utilized as improver breed for Mongolian cattle in 14 provinces of our country.
Aside from rearing Alatau as pure breed, cross breeding it with Mongolian cattle to the 3rd generation and bred appropriate strains within. Correlating to this, within the herd, we have developed independent novel breed which comprises genetic potential of high production improver breed with specific features of Mongolian cattle’s resistant ability are giving production which adapted to our country environment and climate with 6 lineages of Bum, Sumber, and Mandal generations that differ in production indications.
These cattles have been reared as pure breed and also been utilized for the improver of Mongolian cattle.