SUSTAINABILITY OF DIFFERENT RUMINANTS ON DIFFERENT FODDER CROPS

Article Id: ARCC158 | Page : 364-366
Citation :- SUSTAINABILITY OF DIFFERENT RUMINANTS ON DIFFERENT FODDER CROPS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2013.(47):364-366
S.K. Das* and S.K. Singh1 skdashasnabad@rediffmail.com
Address : ICAR Research Complex for Goa, Ela, Old Goa - 403402, Goa, India

Abstract

Ten grower and ten adult goats each of Jamunapari breed and five crossbred cows were maintained in semi intensive system of management. Different fodders were harvested for feeding animals as and when available in different seasons. Performance of animals was studied on different fodders produced in different seasons. It was observed that there was highly significant (P asis was highest on Barseem (14.264 ± 0.153). Maximum milk yield of cow was found on Barseem fodder (7.793 ± 0.247 kg / day / cow) with an overall milk yield of 7.083 ± 0.153 kg / day / head.

Keywords

Cattle Goat Fodder crop Performance.

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