World’s first cloned buffalo gives birth to calf in Karnal

World’s first cloned buffalo Garima II gives birth to calf in Karna.

The cloned buffalo Garima II on Friday gave birth to a calf at the Karnal-based National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) on Friday.

The calf, named Mahima, was born through ‘hand-guided cloning technique’.It weighs 32 kg and is reported to be normal and healthy.

The newborn “Mahima” is keeping good health and started suckling of milk within 30 minutes of birth, said A.K. Srivastava, Director, National Dairy Research Institute.

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