THE INDIAN government will spend IND Rupees 340 million on developing a National Cattle Breeding and Development Agency for Cross Breeding in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The agency is to provide facilities including artificial insemination, frozen semen straws and basic facilities for breeders. Meanwhile, eight centres selling medicines fighting poultry 'ranicut disease' will be opened in the state.

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