Proper selection is the first and the most important step to be adopted in dairy farming. Records are the basis of selection and hence proper identification of animals and record keeping is essential.
Introduction Despite being largest producer of milk, in India there acute shortage of feed and fodder for dairy animals. Shortage of dry fodder, green fodder and concentrate has been estimated to be 12 to 14 per cent, 25 to 30 per cent and 30 to 35 per cent, respectively. The shortage of fodder is therefore, compensated with the use of Continue Reading
Research has shown that when cows are tied the stress level as determined by cortisol level in blood is high.