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Breaking news … The giant project for ‘Anadolu Arslan’! Genetics will be taken under protection and followed by chip

Kangal dogs, whose reputation exceeds Anatolia, protecting herds against wild animals in the continents of Africa, America and Australia, will be followed by chip.

According to the written statement made by the Ministry of Industry and Technology, the Central Anatolian Development Agency (ORAN), which is one of the 26 development agencies carrying out local development projects,Sivaswill establish “Kangal Dog Production, Training and Protection Center” in which all facilities of technology are used. 400 registered pedigree Kangal dogs will be produced each year in the center, which is planned to be opened in 2021.


Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank shared a video about the center from his social media account. Varank, in his share, “With courage, intelligence and strong intuition, we protect the friendly people of the Anatolian people with chip technology. We will introduce Sivas to the world better with the modern facility to be established with the support of our development agency.” used the expression.


ORAN, carrying out its activities under the coordination of the Ministry of Industry and Technology Development Agencies General Directorate, has joined forces with local dynamics in line with the goal of protecting the Kangal dog breed. In this context, the agency launched a new project with Sivas Provincial Administration, Cumhuriyet University, Kangal Village Service Union and Sivas Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry. With the project, Kangal Dog Production, Training and Protection Center will be established on a land of approximately 43 decares in Çelebiler Village Meraküm location of Sivas center. ORAN will cover 75 percent of the cost of the project with a budget of 7 million lira.


The most important function of the center will be the production of purebred Kangal dogs and the protection of their genes. Breeding dogs will be followed by chip. The chips to be placed under the skin will contain information such as the birth date of the dogs, the name of the mother and father, and the diseases they have experienced. If the animals are lost, their tracking will be done with this chip.

In the center, pedigree of the coils will be removed. Every dog ​​produced will have an identification card. Thus, the race of Kangal dog and the purity, control and reporting of the purity of this breed will be provided. In the center, studies on genetic diversity will be conducted and long-term observation opportunities will be provided to academics who want to conduct research.


International shows will also be held at the center, which includes all kinds of equipment, training areas, and veterinary services. Visitors to the center will revive the local economy with activities such as accommodation, food and beverage, shopping and souvenirs. It will both contribute to urban tourism and create added value for development.

The financial sustainability of the center will be ensured through the sale of offspring and other revenues. In the first place, 13 people will be employed in the center to undertake the duties of veterinarian, laboratory worker, expert dog-sitter. In the center where 80 dogs will be raised in the first place, 20 of the 60 breeder coils will be males and 60 of them will be females. Puppies will be able to own the website after completing their second month. The capacity of the center will be increased to 400 animals later.


Sivas Governor Salih Ayhan, who was in the construction of the center, said, “Thanks to our center, our dogs will be monitored thanks to this special chip wherever they are in the world. The living conditions will be checked. The breed will be sustained in a healthy way. The degradation of the race whose phases will be followed will be prevented. “

ORAN General Secretary Ahmet Emin Kilci also stated that Kangal dogs are the most successful species known in the world in herd management. he spoke.


Cumhuriyet University Kangal Dog Research and Training Center Manager Assoc. Dr. Yusuf Ziya Oğrak, 30 years as a veterinarian, stated that he has been working on Kangal dogs. will be executed “.


Coils that have been used to shepherds for centuries in the Anatolian geography are known as a good herd protector. Kangals stand out with their intelligent, intuitive and overly devoted owners, as well as their friendly behavior towards children and women. Kangal dogs, which are a brave, fast and agile breed, have been raised in a systematic way since the Ottoman Empire.

Kangal dogs, which have received the nickname “Anatolian Lion” with their heroism spread from language to language against wolf packs, undertake herd protection against wild animals in the continents of Africa, Australia and America. Kangal dogs are also known for adapting to difficult climatic and working conditions.

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