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Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Feeding management practices of dairy cows in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu

Author(s):
Dr. A Rajadurai, Dr. K Rajamanickam and Dr. N Kumeravelu
Abstract:
Majority (78 per cent) of the dairy farmers were following individual feeding and fed their animals with green fodder, dry fodder and concentrate. Majority of dairy farmers (61 per cent) were feeding green fodder as whole and 82.20 per cent of dairy farmers were using common property resources as source of fodder. All the dairy farmers were following purchased and home mixing of concentrate. That majority of the dairy farmers (78.60 per cent) were using common salt during concentrate feeding, whereas, salt and mineral mixture usage was 81.40 per cent. Majority (80.40 per cent) of the dairy farmers allowed their animals for grazing (for a mean of 5 hours).
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How to cite this article:
Dr. A Rajadurai, Dr. K Rajamanickam, Dr. N Kumeravelu. Feeding management practices of dairy cows in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(3):130-132.

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