Silage Cattle Feed: The feeding practices adopted by cattle farmers greatly impact the animals’ capacity for milk production and consequently, the profitability of dairy farming. Most farmers struggle with cultivating the right quantity and quality of fodder. Typically, dairy farmers follow the daily cut-and-carry system, wherein the required quantity of fodder is harvested on a daily basis, chaffed and then Continue Reading
Last month I wrote a blog on science behind vaccination. A number of colleagues contacted me to find out my views on vaccinating pregnant cows. When I gathered about their current belief most of them said pregnant cows should not be given any vaccination because it might result in abortion.
Anestrus and its Causes in Dairy Animals Anestrus is functional disorder of the reproductive cycle characterized by cyclicity failure-absence of heat signs. In simple meaning when cow and buffalo does not show signs of heat (Estrus). They are termed as anestrus. It is one of the most commonly occurring reproductive problems of cattle in India affecting livestock productivity and economics Continue Reading
Vaccines are nothing but bacteria / virus or their components and in some cases, even toxins produced by the bacteria are also used to immunize animals.