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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Houseing and breeding practices followed by buffalo owners in Katol Tahsil of Nagpur District

Author(s):
Devshree Panchbhai and SG Gubbawar
Abstract:
The present investigation was undertaken to know the various management practices adopted by buffalo owners. A sample of 200 farmers was classified into three categorized viz., small, medium and large based on the land holdings, in Katol Tahsil. About 40.00 per cent of farmers in the age group of 41-50 years were engaged in buffalo rearing while only 6.50 per cent of young farmers (21-30 year) had shown their interest in buffalo rearing. About 91.11 per cent farmers provided housing for buffaloes. Majority of farmers 69.44 per cent provided kaccha housing for buffaloes. Majority of farmers 91.67 percent farmers provided manger for buffaloes. Majority of the farmers 53.00 percentage observed heat by mucus discharge while 21.50 per cent farmers through slightly off feed. About 72.00 per cent farmers mated their animal within 12 hours and 27.50 per cent within 12-18 hours. About 83.00 per cent farmers adopt natural method of insemination and artificial insemination by 17.00 per cent farmers. Buffalo owners were well aware regarding health care practices viz., eradication of ectoparasites, regular vaccination and deworming.
Pages: 451-453  |  365 Views  118 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Devshree Panchbhai and SG Gubbawar. Houseing and breeding practices followed by buffalo owners in Katol Tahsil of Nagpur District. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 451-453.

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