Tibaani Breeding Centre
The Genetic Center of the Caucasus Genetics is situated at Tibaani, Kakheti region.
The opening of the Genetic Center, whose construction was supported by the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, has allowed a more efficient solution of the organizing, technical and scientific problems existing in Georgia and abroad associated to a selection program which aims to a better exploitation of the local breeds features.
The primary objective of the Breeding Center is breeding of local breeds (Caucasus Brown, Megrelian Red and Georgia Mountainous cattle) as well as cryo-conservation of their semen in order to facilitate the artificial insemination.
At the Genetic Center the young bulls that meet the genetic requirements to be progeny tested and later used in AI centers undergo a performance test, which is a group of tests and controls taken between 6 and 13 months of age.
"A"- Admission Barn or isolation barn (460. sq.m.). All bulls entering the Genetic Center stay in the isolation barn. Young bulls stay here 40 days before starting their Performance Test.
"B" - Performance Test Barn (1600. sq.m.). The feeding tests, weight tests, type tests, reproduction ability tests are taken here.
"C" – Bull semen handling and freezing laboratory.
"D" – Training centre and Organization Offices.
Tibaani Breeding and AI Center
• Tibaani Breeding and AI Cente
• First time in the South Caucasus packaging semen in straws
• Freezing Semen by German equipment “MINITUB”
• The product corresponds to the semen production in the developed countries according to standards and labeling
• Gives opportunity to gain the sale market in the countries of South Caucasus
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