Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Buffalo


Feeding Management Practices Adopted by Dairy Buffalo Respondents in Saharanpur District of Western Uttar Pradesh

Shalu Kumar; B.G. Desai; Ram Vinay Pal; A.J. Mayekar; N.N. Prasade; A.V. Joshi

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 2789-2795

field survey was conducted in Nanauta block of Saharanpur district to evolution the feedingmanagement practices of dairy buffalo animal owners. The data was collected from randomly selected 10 villages from study area. Each village, randomly 05 dairy animal owners were also selected. In third stage, data was collected from 50 animal owners through personal interview with the help of pre-designed and pre-tested questionnaire. The results showed that 86.00 per cent respondents were produced green fodder at own land,94.00 per cent fed chaffed fodder in ad libitum (86.00%). 76.00 per cent offered wheat straw, 92.00 per cent adopted stall feeding system in individual (86.00%). Most of the respondents offered commercial concentrate mixture (66.00%) with straw and green fodder in two times and respondents also offered extra dose of concentrates during pregnancy and early lactation. Respondents also offered clean and fresh drinking water by hand pump (72.00%) and submersible (22.00%). From, it can be assumed from the findings of the present study that buffalo owners adopted optimal feed management practices.