CONFORMATION TRAITS OF SWAMP BUFFALO OF ASSAM AT DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS

Article Id: ARCC1266 | Page : 300 - 302
Citation :- CONFORMATION TRAITS OF SWAMP BUFFALO OF ASSAM AT DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2010.(44):300 - 302
R. Kalita, A. Dandapat1, Kamal B.D. Choudhury, G.C. Das and R.N. Goswami
Address : Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding College of Veterinary Science, Khanapara, Guwahati - 781 022, India

Abstract

The Swamp buffaloes of Assam are hardy, medium s i zed wi th typical body
conformation. Data on body conformation traits i.e. body, horn, leg, head and tail
measurements of 302 Swamp buffaloes were collected randomly from villages of Kamrup
and Nagaon districts of Assam and classified according to age viz., below six months, 6
months to 1 year, 1 to 2 years, 2 to 3 years, 3 to 4 years, 4 years and above. The
regression co-efficient for various body measurement traits was found to be highly
significant (Ptive.

Keywords

Swamp buffalo Conformation traits Assam.

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