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Wednesday / Feb 13, 2019 /

SILAGE MAKING AND HYDROPONIC FODDER

UK Atheya / Agriculture, Cattle Nutrition, Dairy, Nutrition /

By making Silage, we can harvest all the crops in one day. Silage may be made by the landed farmer. If the landed farmer is cultivating maize on his own land then he has to invest in seed irrigation and fertilizer including labour cost all this accounts for Rs. 2000/- per Acer and in two…

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Indian breeds of cows
Tuesday / Feb 12, 2019 /

डेयरी खोलने के लिए दुग्ध पषुओं का चयन

UK Atheya / Buffalo Breed, Cattle Breeds, Cattle General Information, Cattle Milk Production, Cattle Reproduction, Dairy, Milk Production /

डेयरी खोलने में भैस के लिए मुर्रा भैंस रखी जाती है। लेकिन गाय की डेयरी खोलने में यह प्रश्न उठता है कि देशी गाय रखे या विदेशी गाय रखें। दूध देने वाली देशी गायों में प्रमुख जातियां साहिवाल, गिरि, थरपारकर, हरियाणा एवं कंकरेज गाय है। लेकिन साहिवाल गाय तथा गिरि गाय अधिक ख्याति प्राप्त कर…

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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 /

BREEDS OF COWS AND BUFFALO

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

Here I am discussing some popular breeds of Cows and Buffalo in India, about their habitat and special features, food requirements etc.

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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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