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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 8, Special Issue 3 (2019)
Studies on feeding & breeding practices of dairy animal in western Uttar Pradesh
Author(s): Jagdeep Kumar, Rajbir Singh, Somnath, Rajeshwar Dayal, Hitesh Singh and Satyveer Singh
Abstract: The present study was conducted to analyses the feeding practices and breeding practices by the dairy farmers in Saharanpur district of Western Uttar Pradesh. This study was conducted in five villages of five blocks of Saharanpur district by personally interviewing 200 respondents selected randomly. Mostly majority of the farmers used in stall feeding and both (stall and grazing) feeding. Two third majority of the respondent are cultivation of green fodder and also availability of green and dry fodder of the animal. Majority of the respondents fed green and dry fodders with chaffing. Almost two third of the respondents fed concentrate Homemade + compounded cattle feed. Two third of concentrate feeding time are before of milking and one third of after milking of the dairy animal. Above two third of the respondents each fed concentrate during the last two month of pregnancy or confirmed pregnancy to calving and majority provided special feed after calving. Two third of the respondents provided mineral mixture while majority did not provide salt along with feed. Highly majority of the respondent is breeding of female animals through artificial insemination. Almost two third of the respondent are uses Breeding after calving and great majority of the respondents allowed mid heat insemination. The village level dairy farmers need to be provided knowledge and skill through training (KVK) in scientific feeding & breeding practices.
How to cite this article:
Jagdeep Kumar, Rajbir Singh, Somnath, Rajeshwar Dayal, Hitesh Singh and Satyveer Singh. Studies on feeding & breeding practices of dairy animal in western Uttar Pradesh. 2019; 8(3S): 29-36.