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Azolla as a Green Fodder Feed Supplent of Cross Breed Cows in District- Sehore (M.P.)

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP378    | Article Id: BKAP378 | Page : 280-284
Citation :- Azolla as a Green Fodder Feed Supplent of Cross Breed Cows in District- Sehore (M.P.).Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2021.(36):280-284
Suresh Chand Kantwa, Upesh Kumar, S.J. Patel kantwasuresh@gmail.com
Address : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kotputali-303 108, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Submitted Date : 28-09-2021
Accepted Date : 30-11-2021

Abstract

Background: Azolla is a floating fern also known as duck weed is belongs to the family Salviniaceae. Azolla is a good source of protein and contains almost all essential amino acids and minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, manganese etc.
Methods: In the present dairy business, the cost of milk production is increasing due to market based feed management and lack of green fodder. In the context of which, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, District- Sehore (M.P.) were conducted 20 no of trais in the field of farmers during 2014-15 and 2015-16. KVK, Sehore assessed the technology is Dry fodder 4 Kg/ Day/ Animal + Green Fodder @ 20 Kg/ Day/ Animal + 2 Kg Concentrate feed/Day/Animal for body maintenance alongwith additional 1 Kg Concentrate feed/Day/Animal in every 3 litre Milk yield + 50 gm mineral mixture/ Day/ Animal.
Result: Under the assessed technology, farmers found 12.5 per cent milk enhancement in assessed technology 2 as compared to farmers practice (Assessed technology-1) and 26.04 per cent higher milk yield in assessed technology 3 as compared to farmers practice (Assessed technology-1) likewise 4.76 per cent enhance the fat per cent in assessed technology 2 as compared to farmers practice (Assessed technology-1) and 9.24 per cent enhance the fat per cent in assessed technology 3 as compared to farmers practice (Assessed technology-1). 

Keywords

Azolla Cross breed cow

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