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Vol. 10, Special Issue 2 (2021)

Evaluation of reproductive performance of Jharsuk pig under farm management

Author(s):
Mukesh Kumar, Ravindra Kumar, Sushil Prasad Manmohan Kumar and Nirmala Minj
Abstract:
Pig farming is a traditional occupation of tribal population in Jharkhand. Pig farming plays an important role in improving the socio- economic status of pig farmers was tribal population of Jharkhand as compared to other livestock farming. The present investigations were carried out on Jharsuk Pigs maintained at Pig Breeding farm of Ranchi Veterinary College, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi (Jharkhand). 161 sows along with their 440 farrowing and 3414 piglets were taken into account in this study. Average age at first oestrus, age at first service, age at first farrowing and farrowing interval was observed to be 200±6.25, 216±2.56, 329±2.1 and 202±4.25 days. Average litter size at birth, litter size at weaning, litter weight at weaning observed to be 6.74±0.11, 6.24±0.11, 7.92±0.14, 56.88±0.96 respectively. Season had significant effect on age at age at first oestrus and farrowing interval.
Pages: 232-236  |  526 Views  145 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Mukesh Kumar, Ravindra Kumar, Sushil Prasad Manmohan Kumar and Nirmala Minj. Evaluation of reproductive performance of Jharsuk pig under farm management. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(2S): 232-236.

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