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Minerals and its impact on fertility of livestock: A review

DOI: 10.18805/ag.v37i4.6464    | Article Id: R-1552 | Page : 333-337
Citation :- Minerals and its impact on fertility of livestock: A review .Agricultural Reviews.2016.(37):333-337

D.J. Talukdar*, Papori Talukdar and K. Ahmed  

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Department of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science, Guwahati-781 022, Assam, India.

Submitted Date : 7-07-2015
Accepted Date : 27-09-2016

Abstract

Minerals are essential for growth and reproduction of the livestock. The deficiency of the macro and micro minerals have a great impact on animal’s reproductive physiology and its imbalance causes various problems leading to lowered reproductive efficiency. Adequate minerals supplementation is required as most of the roughages, greens, concentrate and even most of commercial feeds are deficient in trace mineral elements. The best recommendation at present is to provide a feeding program for productive animals which is balanced for all minerals and meets all known requirements. 

Keywords

Fertility Livestock Minerals.

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