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dairy production
Monday / Aug 12, 2019 /

HOLSTEIN & JERSEY VS. BUFFALO

UK Atheya / Buffalo, Cattle, Milk Production /

At present very good quality buffalo and Holstein Friesian and Jersey cows are available within the country. The lactation yield of good buffaloes are producing 6000 litres per lactation that are in 305 days. The good Holstein cows are producing 8000 litres of milk in 305 days. The fat content in the buffalo milk is…

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Sunday / Aug 11, 2019 /

The Highest Production of Milk

Ankit Uniyal / 255 /

Milk is a part of our daily food. Cheese, Cream, Curd, Butter, Icecream and more products are made with milk. America has the #1 rank in producing milk. The figures are in a metric ton America – 91.3 India – 60.6 China – 35.7 Brazil – 34.3 Germany – 31.1 Russia – 30.3 France –…

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Sunday / Aug 11, 2019 /

History of Reproduction

UK Atheya / General Knowledge, Reproduction /

Here I am giving the list of some historical events related to Reproduction. 1677 – Leeuwenhoek first saw spermatozoa under a microscope. 1780– Spallanzani produced four pups of the dog by injecting solid of semen in the uterus of dog. He was the first who reported the effects of cooling on sperm. 1897 – Heap,…

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Friday / Aug 02, 2019 /

Leptospirosis

UK Atheya / Diseases /

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals. It is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In humans, it can cause a wide range of symptoms. The infection is generally transmitted to humans by water that has been contaminated by animal urine which comes in contact with unhealed breaks in…

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Tuesday / Jul 30, 2019 /

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in Cattle

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

IVF in Cattle We need 15 million spermatozoa for 1 artificial insemination. For the production of the female calf, the X and Y chromosomes are separated and the x sperms are used for the production of female calves. The technique used for the separation of semen can separate only 4 million spermatozoa. These 4 million spermatozoa…

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Tuesday / Jul 30, 2019 /

Multiple Ovulation and Embryo Transfer in Cattle

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Management, Cattle Reproduction, Dairy /

Multiple Ovulation and Embryo Transfer in Cattle Form high milk-producing cow in a lifetime calving get 5 or 6 calves. At the onset of estrus or heat cycle under the influence of follicular stimulating hormone, only one ovum is mature, as such the cow gives one calf. However, if a higher dose of FSH (Follicular…

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Friday / Jul 26, 2019 /

WHAT ARE THE CLONED ANIMALS

UK Atheya / General Knowledge, Sheep, Sheep General Information /

The production of cloned sheep Dolly by Keith Campbell, Ian Wilmut, from the mammary cell of sheep, was a big landmark of reproductive biology the production of such cloned animals invites no necessity of marriage. Because form the single-cell cloned animals can be produced. Named After Dolly Parton. The cloned animals are similar in phenotype meaning…

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Thursday / Jul 25, 2019 /

WHAT ARE THE PROGENY TESTED BULLS

UK Atheya / Buffalo General Information, Cattle, Cattle General Information, Cattle Reproduction /

Progeny Tested Bulls If I am intelligent then it is not necessary that my son will be intelligent. Or I may not be intelligent, but my son might be very intelligent. It proves that intelligence is not inherited, the same is the case in the milk trait. It is not necessary that if the cow…

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use of pour on
Thursday / Jul 25, 2019 /

USE OF POUR ON IN DAIRY CATTLE

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Management, Dairy /

Pour on is a product of MSD company and many other companies are making it has to be poured on the backbone of animal there is no need to inject it. It takes care of flies mosquitos lies, mites and ticks. It spreads over the body of an animal, and it remains there for 48…

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Wednesday / Jul 24, 2019 /

USE OF IVERMECTIN IN DAIRYING

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle General Information, Cattle Management, Diseases /

Ivermectin is used for internal and external parasites, internal parasites like nematodes, like intestinal worms and stomach worms plus lungworm. Ivermectin does not work on liver fluke and tapeworm. However, it works on microfilaria. Microfilaria is quiet common in buffalo when buffalo is infected with microfilaria then it starts circling. In this case, ivermectin is…

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