Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 46 issue 4 (december 2012) : 413 - 415


Himanshu*, B. Pal, R.K. Mandial, Y.P. Thakur
1Chaudhary Sarvan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishivishwa Vidyalaya, Palampur-176 062, India
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Cite article:- Himanshu*, Pal B., Mandial R.K., Thakur Y.P. (2023). PREVALENCE OF ENTERITIS IN NEONATAL CALVES IN RELATION TO BIRTH-WEIGHT, AGE, SEX AND SEASON. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 46(4): 413 - 415. doi: .
Neonatal calf diarrhoea, being the leading cause of calf mortality in the dairy farm, is a major factor for economic loss to the livestock industry. During the present study the highest 60% prevalence of enteritis in neonatal calves based on birth-weight and it was in the group of   18 - below 20 kg and the lowest 38.46% was observed in group of 26 kg and above. The highest prevalence was 28.57% in the age group of 4 - 6 days and the lowest prevalence was 9.99% in the age group of 13 - 15 days. The higher prevalence was observed in male (45.56%) than in female (43.58%) in this study. The highest 67.85% prevalence was observed in rainy season and lowest 33.33% was observed in summer season.
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