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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Effect of green fodder on resting and feeding behaviour of crossbred and Gir cow during winter months

Author(s):
Om Prakash Choudhary, RP Jat, Subhash Yadav, Sohan Lal Boori, Gotam Chopra and Vinod Kumar Kudi
Abstract:
This investigation was conducted at animal farm S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner (Rajasthan) on 20 milking cows (which includes 10 Gir and 10 Crossbred) were divided into four different group and subjected to four dietary treatments were formulated. i.e., Green Lucerne 10.0 kg + Wheat straw ad-lib + Concentrate for T1 Cross-bred and T3 Gir cows group and Green Lucerne 20.0 kg + Wheat straw ad-lib + Concentrate for T2 Cross-bred and T4 Gir cows group and studied for their feeding and resting behaviour. Average maximum and minimum temperature (0C) were 25.60±0.245 and 15.64±0.285 in closed barn. Average eating time (minutes/day) was significantly (P<0.05) higher in T2 (Crossbred group) 307.70 than T1 (Crossbred group) 292.90, T4 (Gir group) 272.40 and T3 (Gir group) 266.60. Average resting time (minutes/day) was significantly (P<0.05) higher in T3 (688.20) than T4 (680.60), T1 (660.40) and T2 (653.50) during period of 24 hour.
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How to cite this article:
Om Prakash Choudhary, RP Jat, Subhash Yadav, Sohan Lal Boori, Gotam Chopra and Vinod Kumar Kudi. Effect of green fodder on resting and feeding behaviour of crossbred and Gir cow during winter months. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 1196-1198.

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