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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Production performance of Namakkal gold quail in Kanyakumari district

Author(s):
K Selvarasu
Abstract:
This study was conducted to evaluate the production performance of Namakkal Gold quail in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu. As a part of Front line demonstration 2019-2020, 700 day old Nammakal Gold quail chicks were purchased from TANUVAS -Veterinary college and Research Institute, Tirunelveli and distributed to the beneficiaries of Kanyakumari district. Bodyweight and feed consumption recorded in farmers field at weekly interval upto five weeks of time and mortality was recorded at the occurrence. The traits calculated were body weight gain, feed consumption per bird per day, feed conversion ratio and livability upto five weeks of age. Average day old quail chicks weight were 7.26 ± 0.23 g. The mean values and standard errors of fifth week body weight, body weight gain, feed consumption per bird per bird, weekly feed consumption, feed conversion ratio and livability of Namakkal Gold quails were 218.94 ±1.34 g, 52.19 ± 1.39 g, 28.15 ± 0.30, 176.05 ± 0.36 g, 3.37 ± 1.12 g and 100 ± 0.00 respectively. This study concludes that Namakkal gold quail farming was alternate agricultural allied activity having better bussiness scope and can serve as an alternate source for meeting protein requirement of human population in Kanyakumari district.
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How to cite this article:
K Selvarasu. Production performance of Namakkal gold quail in Kanyakumari district. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 2626-2629.

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