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Feed and fodder availability for cattle in shamli district of Uttar Pradesh

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP247    | Article Id: BKAP247 | Page : 267-269
Citation :- Feed and fodder availability for cattle in shamli district of Uttar Pradesh.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2020.(35):267-269
Rajeev, Ravinder Kumar, Rajbir Singh, Ravinder Singh drkashyap1952@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Husbandry, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250 110, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Submitted Date : 13-10-2020
Accepted Date : 8-01-2021

Abstract

A study was conducted on 90 respondents of cattle keepers from three blocks of Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh. During the study it was found that sugarcane topes were the main fodder with mixed with some green grasses or without grasses from October to May months. The mostly green fodder is available in their respective seasons. However, about 96.66% fodders are fed through chaffing. The sugarcane tops fed with mix of barseem or mustard cake or others concentrates in the months of January to May. Whereas, wheat straw is used by the 31.11% respondents with the mixed other green fodders or concentrate followed by Jawar, Karbi, Barseem and Lobia as 27.77, 3.33, 2.22 and 2.22%, respectively, different fodder was available in study area of Shamli district. In the study it was observed that cultivated green fodder in their land or either in rent field. The most cultivated green fodder in different season Sugarcane tops, Berseem, Lobia, and Jawer major fodder crops of the area.

Keywords

Common salt Concentrate Type of feeds

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