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Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Feeding strategies during natural calamities

Author(s):
Ankit Kashyap, Sonali Prusty, Meenu Dubey, AK Santra and Asit Jain
Abstract:
India is one among worst disaster prone countries of the planet. The natural calamities are within the sort of tsunamis, famines, cyclones, earthquakes, flood, and avalanches are mainly thanks to heating. Thanks to natural calamities there are acute shortages of food, feed and fodder and beverage which adversely affect human and livestock health and nutrition which can depress productive and reproductive performance. During natural calamities, the most aim should be to save lots of the animals from starvation therefore the feedstuff should be diverted from lactating animals that survived to the extent possible. Restricted feeding should be opted. Thanks to restricted feeding there's loss in weight and milk yield in lactating animals but ensures animals survivability. Restricted feeding, conserved fodders in transportable silage bags, fodder produced in low-cost hydroponic systems, unconventional feed resources including propagation of thornless cactus, urea molasses multinutrient blocks are a number of the measures to stop livestock mortality and morbidity in emergency situations.
Pages: 232-236  |  607 Views  273 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ankit Kashyap, Sonali Prusty, Meenu Dubey, AK Santra and Asit Jain. Feeding strategies during natural calamities. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(1S): 232-236.

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