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Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)
Traditional livestock practices used by the livestock farmer of Kandi area of Hoshiarpur District of Punjab
Gagandeep Singh, Jaswinder Singh, RK Sharma and HK Verma
A survey was conducted in the Kandi area of Hoshiarpur District of Punjab to gather information regarding the traditional practices followed by the farmers of Kandi area. A total of 115 farmers were surveyed for this study and data was collected from them in a prepared questionnaire. In the study it was found that farmers are still using common practices such as feeding of Jaggery to the recently parturated animals, feeding of vegetable oils for treatment of simple bloats, where as there are still some myths such as feeding colostrums to new born calves only after expulsion of placenta and phobia for rectal palpation for pregnancy diagnosis. Similarly many other practices were surveyed during the study.
How to cite this article:
Gagandeep Singh, Jaswinder Singh, RK Sharma and HK Verma. Traditional livestock practices used by the livestock farmer of Kandi area of Hoshiarpur District of Punjab. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(4S): 63-66.