Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 48 issue 6 (december 2014) : 615-619

STUDY ON UDDER MORPHOLOGY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH PRODUCTION PARAMETERS IN LOCAL GOATS OF ROHILKHAND REGION of india

D. Upadhyay, B.H.M. Patel*, S. Kerketta, S. Kaswan, S. Sahu, Bharat Bhushan, T. Dutt
1Livestock Production Management, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar-243 122, India
Cite article:- Upadhyay D., Patel* B.H.M., Kerketta S., Kaswan S., Sahu S., Bhushan Bharat, Dutt T. (2024). STUDY ON UDDER MORPHOLOGY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH PRODUCTION PARAMETERS IN LOCAL GOATS OF ROHILKHAND REGION of india. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 48(6): 615-619. doi: 10.5958/0976-0555.2014.00042.9.
An attempt was made here to study udder morphology and establish its relationship with milk production in 25 local goats of Rohilkhand region. Udder morphological traits recorded were udder length, udder row width, udder column width, udder depth, udder circumference, teat length, teat diameter, teat circumference, teat height from ground, distance between teats and udder volume. Total milk produced during 90 days was measured and average daily milk yield was calculated. Body weight was also recorded. The udder volume in primiparous and multiparous goats was 516.54±74.52 and 940.76±46.47 ml, respectively which differ significantly (P
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