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dairy production
Monday / Aug 12, 2019 /


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 /


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 /


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 /


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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vaccination in cows
Tuesday / Jul 16, 2019 /


UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease /

FMD (Foot and Mouth) in exotic cows is the greatest threat. The cows affected by FMD do not die, but after the outbreak, they don’t eat anything, they are out of production, and they take a very long time to recover. Its outbreak may be an open reason for the failure of exotic cow dairy….

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organic farming and cow dung
Monday / Jul 15, 2019 /

Is Cow Dung is Producing Organic Farm Products?

UK Atheya / Agriculture, Cattle Nutrition /

The Organic vegetable, cereal, and horticulture producing farmers claim that they do not use chemical fertilizers, herbicides, weedicides and pesticides. For growing vegetables cereal and fruits. I completely agree that the cow dung with its nutrients and microflora is a good substitute of fertilizers and weedicides, pesticides and fungicides. It seems that products are organic…

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Thursday / Jul 04, 2019 /

Keeping Cow in an Open System

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Housing, Cattle Management /

Why we should keep high yielding Cows in an open system? The water particularly fresh water is very essential. For high yielding as these high yielding exotic cows producing over 40 litres milk per day, require approximately 10 kg of ration, 40 kg of green concentrate and silage. They are not affected by low temperatures…

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Tuesday / Jul 02, 2019 /

Blood in Urine and Milk

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease /

Blood in Urine Sometimes the cow excrete blood in their urine, it is a matter of concern, to the cow owner, this can be due to three reasons. Babesia Phosphorus deficiency When in hills cow eats broken fern Treatment Babesia In the case of Babesia, there is very high fever or not eating, reduction in…

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