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Wednesday / Mar 13, 2019 /

Saanen Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat Breed, Goat General Information /

The Saanen Goat is originated from Switzerland (domestic Swiss breed), this is well known for the good milk production, its milk is distributed over eighty countries in the world. It is a highly productive dairy goat. This goat is worldwide popular, the total world population of this goat is over 9,00,000, where 14,000 are in…

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Boer Goat with two Kids
Tuesday / Mar 12, 2019 /

Boer Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat Breed, Goat General Information /

The Boer Goat is originated from South Africa, and in early 1900s this goat is used for the commercial production of meat. The name was derived from Africans (Dutch) word Boer which means the farmer. This goat is widely used for meat production, they also produces high milk but are mainly used for meat. It…

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Beetal Goat
Tuesday / Mar 12, 2019 /

Beetal Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat General Information /

The Beetal Goat is originated from India. This goat has similarities with Jamunapari goat, this goat is good in milk production and also can be used for commercial meat production. This goat can adapt environmental conditions easily. This breed is found in Punjab region, and used for meat and milk production. It is also known…

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Monday / Mar 11, 2019 /

Black Bengal Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat General Information /

The Black Bengal goat is a breed of goat found in West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar regions, and its originated from Bangladesh. This breed is usually colored black but it is also found in brown, white or grey. Height of this goat is small but, body structure is tight. It is poor in milk production. It is very popular…

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Sunday / Mar 10, 2019 /

Jamunapari Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat General Information /

Jamunapari (Jamnapari) goat is an Indian Breed of goats, which is a native of District called Etawah, Uttarpradesh. It is also known as Etawah Goat. In 1953 this goat has been exported to Indonesia. This goat is useful in both milk and meat production. The Jamuna name is derived from an Indian river named Yamuna…

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Sunday / Mar 10, 2019 /

Sirohi Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat General Information /

The Sirohi goat is an Indian breed of goats, which is native of Sirohi a district in Rajasthan, hence it is named Sirohi. But this is also known as the Ajmeri, Devgarhi. Sirohi goats can be found in Ajmer, Jaipur and Tonk districts. This goat is very popular as a meat goat breed. Its flesh…

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Saturday / Mar 09, 2019 /

Barbari Goat

UK Atheya / Goat, Goat General Information /

If we start making Kadaknath keeping as a business, then it does not give any returns until 6 months of age. The cost of young chicks over 100 rupees so if you purchase 100 chicks then it will cost 100×100=10,000 rupees this plus rearing cost and housing will cost you above 50,000 rupees, till it…

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Tuesday / Mar 05, 2019 /

Kadaknath and Guinea Fowl

UK Atheya / Kadaknath, Poultry, Poultry General Information, Poultry Housing /

Introduction to Kadaknath The poor farmers, not having animal husbandry with his agriculture occupation, are committing suicide. Because they are not able to payback the loans. This more so even true where the agriculture is dependent on rains and if there is a drought then the population of that area has no option other than…

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Dairy animals
Tuesday / Feb 26, 2019 /

100 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Dairy Animals PART – 2

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

Difference between cheese and curd? Curd is formed by microbial growth, in this case a lactose is broken down into lactic acid, and this reaction takes place at 37°C. Whereas, cheese making is enzymatic reaction, the movement enzyme rennin is added to the milk is curdled. It takes few minute then the curdle milk is…

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Saturday / Feb 23, 2019 /

THE ROLE OF PHOTOPERIOD AND THERMAL HUMIDITY INDEX IN MILK PRODUCTION AND REPRODUCTION OF DAIRY COWS

UK Atheya / Cattle, Cattle General Information, Cattle Management /

The crossing of native cow started before world war first in the British colony. It was in Bangalore that the first crossbred were produced in 1910 at this time the cows were reared for production of bullocks if cows were calving with male calves then the all the milk was fed to male calves. Sale…

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