Rahuri Semen Station

Rahuri Semen Station was established on 1st February 2016 at Rahuri, Ahmednagar, State –Maharashtra (India). It is a unit of NDDB Dairy Services. NDDB Dairy Services is a not-for-profit Company under section 25 of the Companies Act and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NDDB. It functions as a delivery arm of the NDDB for field operations relating to promoting Producer Companies and Productivity Services. In light of providing affordable high-quality genetics to the dairy
farmers, NDDB Dairy Services, with its deep-rooted commitment, commissioned the Rahuri Semen station.


NDDB DS established a mega semen station in Rahuri with the objective to improve the genetic merit of Indian animals by the introduction of superior germplasm. Its core activity is to produce and supply frozen semen from genetically superior bulls of various breeds of cattle and buffalo, crossbred and exotic bulls to enhance the productivity of dairy animals in the country. The semen doses produced at the Rahuri are marketed under the common brand name SAG -‘Superior Animal Genetics’.

Rahuri Semen Station has the best professionals/ experts, who come from various private, cooperative and developmental sectors, to provide high-quality technical and management services to enhance the growth of the Indian Dairy Industry.

Rahuri Semen Station has been established and operates to serve the nation and the state of Maharashtra and nearby states in particular by providing high quality semen doses to the farmers at an affordable cost for increasing their income as well country’s milk production.

Our Achievements

Rahuri Semen Station is an “A “grade Semen Station of Country as evaluated by Central Monitoring Unit evaluations (CMU), Govt. of India. We are among the 4 mega semen stations owned/managed by NDDB Dairy Services. We produce Bovine frozen semen doses under the brand  “Superior Animal Genetics” (SAGTM). Produced using advanced genetics and strict adherence to Minimum Standard Protocols as enshrined by Govt. of India, SAGTM has evolved as the top-selling Bovine semen brand in the country.

Our team is well-experienced and strictly adheres to protocols & procedures to guarantee Quality Semen Production.

Our Bulls

Our Sire Directory boasts of 300 bulls, with 260 adults and 40 young bulls. All our breeding bulls are sourced from reputed institutions within the country which are implementing Progeny Testing Programme, Pedigree Selection Programme, Embryo Transfer Technology Programme and Nominated Mating Programme and made importation especially exotic breeds such as Jersey and Holstein Frisiean from Denmark and Germany. We also maintain a whopping 18 breeds of Cattle and 3 breeds of buffalo.

Major Breeds of Bulls Available at Rahuri Semen Station


A) Indigenous

  • Khillar
  • Deoni
  • Gao Lao
  • Red Kandhari
  • Sahiwal
  • Gir
  • Red Sindhi
  • Rathi
  • Kankrej
  • Tharparkar

B) Exotic Bulls

  • Pure HF
  • Pure Jersey

C) Cross-bred Bulls

  • HF X Sahiwal
  • HF X Gir
  • HF X Kankrej
  • Crossbred HF 50%
  • Crossbred HF 75 %
  • Crossbred Jersey


  • Jaffarabadi, Murrah, Pandharpuri

Where Our Bulls Come From

  • Imported from Denmark and Germany.
  • Domestic produced from Embryo Transfer Technology, Progeny testing, Progeny
    selection and Nominated Mating Programme.

What Sets The Brand SAGTM Apart From The Rest

The semen stations under the brand SAGTM maintain more than 2000 high-pedigreed bulls of various breeds. SAGTM is the only brand offering a great variety of indigenous cattle and buffaloes.

We make sure that we provide:

  • Best genetics at affordable rates
  • Unwavering commitment to quality
  • Constantly striving to improve and bring the latest technology
  • Quality Assurance to our customers

The SAG manufacturing facilities are the best in the country and have the following features:

  • Certificate from Central Monitoring Unit (CMU) of the Government of India for Evaluation and Accreditation of Semen Stations (SS)
  •  ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification by Bureau Veritas
  •  5S Certification for Work place management by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI)
  •  JUSE Certifications by Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) in association with QCFI, India.
  •  Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment which ensures high-quality products are being produced.
  •  Effective contamination control program.
  •  Objective quality evaluation devices- Computer-Aided Semen Analyzer
    (CASA) and flow cytometry
  •  The best in the world bio-security protocols to ensure that the bulls are

Certification & Awards

Certificate of Appreciation by CMU

Certificate from the Central Monitoring Unit (CMU) of the Government of India for
Evaluation and Accreditation of Semen Stations (SS)

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Rahuri Semen Station received ISO 9001: 2015 accreditation valid till 15 January

5S Certification

5S Certification for Workplace management by Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI)
in the year 2021



JUSE Certifications

JUSE Certifications by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) in
association with QCFI, India in the year 2022

PCICDA Registration

Certificate of Registration under Section 39 of PCICDA Act,2009 Issued by Commissionerate of Animal Husbandry, Maharashtra

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