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A survey was conducted in three blocks of Namakkal district by selecting 50 dairy co-operative society farmers per block, totaling 150 farmers. The data on the concentrate feed, green and dry fodder resources, feeding management practices were collected from the selected farmers by personal contact, using pre-tested schedule. The overall average number of cows a...

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New Zealand white rabbits were experimentally immunized with crude and partially purified midgut antigen of Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides.The crude and partially purified midgut antigen of Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides characterized by SDS- Page revealed 11 protein bands with Coomassie blue staining ranging from 20.1 to 80.4 kDa and 3 protein bands at 35.9,43....

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Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization

A study was conducted to assess the impact of Mega Sheep Seed Project (MSSP) funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for Mecheri sheep to quantify the improvement in reproductive traits and survivability. The study involved three types of flocks viz., nucleus flock at farm, beneficiary flocks and non- beneficiary flocks in Salem and Karur di...

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A study was carried out to evaluate the effect of weaning age and level of concentrate supplementation on carcass characteristics of Mecheri lambs at Mecheri Sheep Research Station, Pottaneri, Tamil Nadu. A total of 72 Mecheri lambs were selected and divided into three treatment i.e., weaned at 90 days (T1), 75 days (T2) and 60 days (T3) with 24 lambs in each treat...

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Climate change refers to any change in climate over time. Developing countries are more vulnerable to climate change than developed countries because their economies are dependent on climate sensitive sectors like agriculture and livestock. In India, livestock sector is considered as one of the important livelihood option for rural population. Within livestock ...

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The growth and reproductive performance of Large White Yorkshire pigs were studied based on last five years data available at Swine unit, Department of Livestock Production and Management, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal.

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2014-11
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There is no commonly accepted or internationally agreed definition of green technology. The term can be broadly defined as technology that has the potential to significantly improve environmental performance relative to other technology. It is related to the term “environmentally sound technology”, which was adopted under the United Nations Conference on Environm...

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Total bacterial count and psychrotrophic count of raw milk samples obtained from farms, milk vendor and milk processing dairies were determined. Growth, proteolytic and lipolytic activities of the psychrotrophs in raw milk stored at the temperatures of 2, 4, and 7°C were analyzed to assess the suitable temperature for storage of raw milk with regard to psychrotr...

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2020-02
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Water is a vital nutrient needed for sustaining life and to optimize the milk production, growth and reproduction in livestock. Water constitutes about 60 - 80 % of live weight of livestock depending upon the age, fat cover and physiological functions. Approximately one third of the world’s population use ground waterfor drinking purpose. The ground water in mos...

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A biological trial was carried out to study sodium butyrate (SB) as a substitute for antibiotic in broiler chicken ration. The trial consisted of six experimental groups with twelve replicates, each containing six chicks. The experimental groups were two levels of coated (0.09 % and 0.18 %) and uncoated SB (0.03 % and 0.06 %) without antibiotic and control diet...

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A Survey was undertaken with prepared interview schedule to study the profile of broiler poultry litter production and disposal. The data on farm profile, litter material, litter production and disposal were collected and analyzed. The frequency and percentage were worked out of the data collected. The survey revealed that 20.9 of the farmers were found to mar...

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