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Friday / Nov 08, 2019 /

Microscopic Slides of Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease /

Babesia bovis Babesia bigemina Life Cycle

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Friday / Nov 08, 2019 /

History of Babesia

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease /

In 1888 Victor Babeș first identified the causative agent in Romania and believed it to be due to the bacterium he named Haematococcus bovis. He documented the disease by describing signs of a severe hemolytic illness seen uniquely in cattle and sheep. In 1893, Americans Theobald Smith and Fred Kilborne identified the parasite as the…

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Thursday / Aug 22, 2019 /

EMERGING COW BREEDS

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Breeds /

Emerging Cow Breeds Since from the early 70s crossbreeding with different exotic breeds of European and North American region had been introduced for the boosting up the milk production of the country. Crossbreeding has been done to produce milk and bullocks. With the mechanization of farming and better means of communication and sale of milk…

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Saturday / Aug 17, 2019 /

DIFFERENCE B/W CHEESE AND PANEER

UK Atheya / Cattle Milk Production, General Knowledge, Milk Production /

In tropics where the atmos temperature is around 30, mesophilic range, milk is preserved as paneer. For making paneer milk is heated above 80°C and pH of milk is made acidic by adding citric acid or lemon, initially the water separated after making paneer is used, by changing pH the protein coagulates and the coagulant…

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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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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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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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