ESTIMATE OF VARIOUS FIRST LACTATION TRAITS OF MURRAH BUFFALOES

Article Id: ARCC5558
Citation :- ESTIMATE OF VARIOUS FIRST LACTATION TRAITS OF MURRAH BUFFALOES.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2000.(19)
Saha Sujit1, Sadana O.K.2
Address : Dairy Cattle Breeding Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Kamal-l32 001 (Haryana)

Abstract

The data relating to Murrah buffaloes at the Institute and spread over 19 years (1979–1997) were utilized to estimate. Least squares means of various first lacration reproduction and production traits. least squares means of AFC, FSP, FDP and FCI were found to be 1322.78±9.60, 145.20±4.25, 133.67±3.03, 459.31 ±4.11, and F305MY, FTMY, FLL, MY/FLL, MY/Fel were found to be 1957.58±21.47, 2095.67±27.73, 311.51 ±2.89, 6.62±0.05 and 4.92±0.05 respectively. Based on the study it can be concluded that the animals present in the herd have low FEP and high MY/FLL, MY/FCI as compared to result reported by early workers which indicates superiority of herd with better car and management practices.

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