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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Feeding and managemental practices followed by buffalo owners in Nagpur Tahsil of Nagpur District

Author(s):
SK Deogade, AB Motghare, Bhavana R Wankhade, MS More and Meera G Gonge
Abstract:
The present investigation was carried out on “Feeding and Managemental practices followed by buffalo owners in Nagpur tehsil of Nagpur district”. The sample consists of 200 farmers from 10 villages which were selected randomly. In feeding practices, majority of the farmers were followed grazing + stall feeding. The adoption of processing of concentrates before feeding was 52.50 percent. Feeding of green fodder was 86.00 percent. While none of the farmers followed preparation of silage. However, 69.50 percent fed concentrate @ 50 percent of milk production. 57.50 percent buffalo owners adopted processing of roughages and processing of concentrates followed by 86.00 percent. In management practices over all farmers adopted washing udder before milking and regular cleaning of shed i.e., 95 percent. Majority of farmers (63.00%) followed loose housing system. Only (37.00%) farmers used conventional housing system. Farmers reared animal in Kaccha house (60.50%) and pucca floor of shed (41.50%). The major limitations expressed by the respondent were high cost of mineral mixture, high value of concentrates, non-availability of agro-industrial by products, lack of scientific knowledge, shortage of green fodder, lack of storage facility, lack of loan facility and lack of interest.
Pages: 268-271  |  162 Views  85 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SK Deogade, AB Motghare, Bhavana R Wankhade, MS More and Meera G Gonge. Feeding and managemental practices followed by buffalo owners in Nagpur Tahsil of Nagpur District. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 268-271.
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