The Progeny Testing Programme in Crossbred Jersey was sanctioned during the year 1987-88 vide G.O. Ms. No:761F&RD (AH-II) Department dated 29.12.1987 under centrally sponsored scheme. Following the emergence of APLDA, all the assets and staff of PTP were transferred to A.P. Livestock Development Agency (APLDA) vide Proc. Roc No : 33675/J/J2/99 Dt: 16.09.2000 of the Director of Animal Husbandry Hyderabad (G.O. Ms. No : 85 of AH, Dairy & Fisheries (AH-II) Dept. dated : 02.08.1999).

Since then, ten (10) batches of CBJY bulls have completed progeny testing. Eleventh batch (11th) daughters are under different stages of milk recording.

From the year 2013-14, the Progeny Testing Programme has been taken up under NDP-I. Two batches of test bulls have completed test inseminations and the 3rd batch test AI are in progress.

The PTP office in Chittoor is headed by one Deputy Director (AH) and assisted by two Veterinary Assistant Surgeons. At present, Dr Shaik Aseef, Assistant Director (AH) is acting as In-charge Deputy Director (AH), PTP, Chittoor.