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feeding cow and calf
Sunday / Feb 10, 2019 /

FEEDING COW AND CALF

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Fodder, Cattle Management, Cattle Milk Production, Cattle Nutrition, Nutrition /

Fodder feed and Water requirement for Cow and Calf Water Requirement After milking water is necessary, in hot climate cow takes about 80 liter of water and in cold 40 liters. The automatic water system is shown in figure. The more is dry fodder the greater is water need. Bhusa has no water, berseem contains…

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FORMATION OF MILK IN UDDER
Friday / Feb 08, 2019 /

FORMATION OF MILK IN UDDER

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Fodder, Cattle General Information, Cattle Milk Production, Dairy /

Udder of cow is for formation of milk. The external and microscopic structure of cow is given below. The alveoli shown above is unit of milk formation. 10-100 alveoli are at one place. A alveoli is surrounded by blood capillaries. The milk nutrient are passed from capillary to alveolar cells. The alveolar cells pass nutrient…

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FODDER CULTIVATION
Thursday / Feb 07, 2019 /

FODDER CULTIVATION

UK Atheya / Agriculture, Cattle Nutrition /

How to grow Maize This is best crop for cows. It can be grown in black and red soil. The pH of the soil should be 5.8 to 8.0 one hectare area needs 60 kg seeds. It gives 35 kg nitrogen and 40 kg P2O3 at flowering. The distance between lines should be 20 to…

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Global Warming and Cattle
Wednesday / Feb 06, 2019 /

Global Warming and Cattle

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Housing, Cattle Nutrition, General Knowledge /

Due to industrialization in developed countries the carbon dioxide and methane level of atmosphere has increased. This gas resulted in warming because of heat coming from sun, is not reflected back in atmosphere. This is also known as green house effect. The methane is also produces rumen due to presence of methanogenic bacteria. The cows…

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Indian Cow Breeds
Tuesday / Feb 05, 2019 /

BREED OF COWS AND BUFFALO

UK Atheya / Buffalo, Buffalo Breed, Cattle, Cattle Breeds, Dairy /

Here I am giving a list of popular breeds of cows and buffalo in India Gir Cow Nawab of Junagarh has started Gir cow farm in 1920. But in 1960 it was transferred to Government of Gujarat in. In 1972 it was transferred to Junagarh University. This farm is producing Gir bulls. The average production…

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Sunday / Feb 03, 2019 /

LABOR MANAGEMENT IN DAIRY FARM

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Management, Dairy /

How to solve labor problem in dairy farms. (Follow the following Ideas) Use milking machines Keep cows in open housing system Feed silage Give ready made pelleted cattle feed Keep bulk milk cooler and sell milk at one time Use cream separator for left over milk Feed calves with milk bottle When the calves at…

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Dairy Production
Friday / Feb 01, 2019 /

FOR OPENING DAIRY WE SHOULD START WITH COW OR BUFFALO ?

UK Atheya / Cattle Milk Production, Dairy, Milk Production /

If you make up your mind to start dairy the basic question is that cow or buffalo. If you say cow then what breed of cow, this is very controversial. So, I am giving below the merit and demerit of cow, exotic cow (Holstein and Jersey) and buffaloes. Desi milking cows Sahiwal, Gir, Red Sindhi,…

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Thursday / Jan 31, 2019 /

REPEAT BREEDING IN COW AND BUFFALO

UK Atheya / Buffalo, Cattle Reproduction, Reproduction /

When dairy cow or buffalo after insemination does not fall pregnant or express heat after every 21 days it is repeat breeding. It is a big problem for dairy animals. With advancement of lactation length milk production is reduced and you are losing a calf. The cow should be calving once a year. So, every…

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IVF, Sexing of semen
Wednesday / Jan 30, 2019 /

USE OF SEXED SEMEN IN DAIRY ANIMALS

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Reproduction, Reproduction /

POSSIBILITY AND PITFALL AND EMERGING REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES The sperm concentration in cow semen is 200 to 2000 million sperms per ml and bull gives 5 to 10 ml of semen and for artificial insemination we need 15 million spermatozoa. So from one ejaculate we can inseminate many cows. The semen can be diluted in semen…

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Abortion in Cows
Tuesday / Jan 29, 2019 /

ABORTION, RETAINED PLACENTA AND PROLAPSE OF VAGINA AND UTERUS

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle Disease, Cattle Reproduction, Diseases, Reproduction /

ABORTION This is noticed at six months of pregnancy. This may be due to heat stress, genetic or use of drugs and mostly due to brucellosis a bacterial disease in cow. This transmitted to human in man it reduces undulating fever, swelling of the testis and in woman it causes abortion. Long term antibiotic treatment…

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