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Friday / Apr 23, 2021 /

Calf Feeding: What is Balanced Feed

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Management, Cattle Nutrition /

Introduction Forovercoming Repeat Breeding the calf should be reared according to the standards. The standard is that Holstein cow should be 100kg in 100 days. For this in brief the calf should be given colostrum just after birth, then it should be given milk amounting to 1/10th of its body weight. After 10 days, the…

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Friday / Apr 16, 2021 /

Reproductive Hormones

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

Introduction The reproductive hormones are produced from the pituitary gland at the base of hypothalamus once the heifer is mature at the age of 15-16 months the hypothalamus succeeds releasing factor, which is known as GnRH, of which synthetic version is available in the market by the name of Receptal. This one releasing factor releases…

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Thursday / Apr 08, 2021 /

Artificial Insemination: Points to Remember

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

The high-quality proven semen should be used, and semen should be deposited in the mid-cervical region for the proper capacitation of the sperm. The correct method of AI is given in the figure and the description is available on YouTube. (See the figure below). Myth Related to AI (Artificial Insemination) Farmers generally ask, how long…

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Saturday / Apr 03, 2021 /

Difference between Estrus cycle and Menstrual Cycle

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

Difference between Estrus cycle and Menstrual Cycle Estrus cycle is of 21 days in Horse, Goat, Cow and Buffalo, whereas in Sheep it is of 16 days and in Dogs it is 150 to 200 days. The word estrus has been derived from the roman word Oestrus which means there is a mad desire for…

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Friday / Mar 26, 2021 /

Pregnancy Diagnosis in Cattle

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

It is very important to diagnose the pregnancy status of your animals at 35 to 40 days of insemination because 30% of the pregnant animals come in heat so if pregnancy is confirmed at 35 days then there is no need to go for insemination. The false expression of heat is also a cause of…

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Tuesday / Mar 16, 2021 /

Repeat Breeding In Cows

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

Introduction to Repeat Breeding The problem of repeat breeding is a severe problem of dairy. Repeat breeding means after several artificial inseminations the cow does not fall pregnant. As such its milk production reduced or it may cease. The reduced milk production by a cow is a loss to the dairy farmer and the cow…

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Wednesday / Mar 03, 2021 /

Causes of Repeat Breeding in Indigenous Cow

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

Indigenous cow-like, Giri, cow, Tharparker, and Kankrej are from the desert area of Rajasthan and Gujarat.

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Tuesday / Jan 14, 2020 /

Intermittent Fasting in Diabetes

UK Atheya / Diabetes, Intermittent Fasting /

What is Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting is not a diet. It is a timed approach to eating. Unlike a dietary plan that restricts where calories come from, intermittent fasting does not specify what foods a person should eat or avoid. Intermittent fasting may have some health benefits, including weight loss but is not suitable for…

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Tuesday / Dec 17, 2019 /

Use of Synthetic Estrogen Diethylstilbestrol in Cow

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction /

Diethylstilbestrol is a synthetic estrogen had been used for removal of placenta, after delivery in humans long before 1970. It has been excessively used. However, it had been observed that this synthetic hormone is responsible for caner of humans. So it is banned long before. It also had been used in dairy animals for induction…

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Friday / Nov 22, 2019 /

Red Water Disease in Cow

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease /

It is a disease of Cattle known as red water disease, it is causing great losses in all breeds of cows and buffalo. Symptoms High temperature, red urine, and anemia, and jaundice, and if not treated initially then the animal may die. This disease does not affect young animals of 6-9 months of age. This…

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