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Sheep and goats are the most resourceful and efficient ruminants all over the world. Sheep and goat rearing has been the most profitable livestock enterprise in recent times. They contribute greatly to the agrarian economy, especially in areas where crop and dairy farming are not economical. Among the livestock, sheep and goats constitute an important source of ...

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A Large White Yorkshire sow was having the history of labour and dystocia at her near term. Afier careful obstetrical examination, dysto- cia had been relieved and twelve live piglets were removed. The sow collapsed immediately after removal of another dead piglet two day later. At necropsy, cortical surfaces of the both the kidneys showed few depressed area....

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ivermectin was found to be most effective followed by benzyl benzoate emulsion and pungan oil against sarcoptes species. It was found to be economical, effective and seven days observation period was sufficient. As lvermectln is easy to administer and less time consuming than topical application of emulsion! oil of acaricides, the treatment with injectable iverm...

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A study Was undertaken to assess the effect of feeding of cultivated fodders on the growth performance of Mecheri lambs under intensive system of rearing. In the, fodder analysis CO(CN)4, CO(BN)5 and COFS29 fodders were cultivated in each 20 Sq.meter area with five replication following standard agronomical practices recommended by Tamil Nadu Agricultural Univer...

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The study was carried out with twenty four Large White Yorkshire weaned piglets to find out the effect of different feeding regimes on growth performance of pigs. The piglets at weaning were randomly divided into four groups of six each. The first group (T1 ) fed with 100 per cent concentrate and the same was replaced on DM basis with hostel food waste at 50 per...

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An experiment was carried out to findout the effect of three types of housing systems viz., conventional house with wallowing tank (Tl), conventional house with sprinklers (T2) and range system (T3) on the reproductive performance of sows. Eighteen sows were reared under each system. A significantly (P<0.01) lower air temperature was observed in sprinkler (33°C) a...

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Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy

An experiment was conducted to findout the affect of housing systems on the reproductive performance of sows and gilts. Three types of housing systems namely, conventional house with wallowing tank (control T1), conventional house with sprinklers (T2) and range system (T3) were put to test. Eighteen sows and eighteen gilts were reared under each system....

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Several factors are likely to influence voluntary feed intake in pre weaning and post weaning piglets. including preweaning environment, age at weaning, creep feeding and health status etc. Various nutritional approaches for optimizing the weaning transition and minimizing enteric diseases have been tested in the past decade. Various organic acids are used to in...

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Effects of stress on animals and on its products, is a notoriously difficult concept to evaluate. it is well established that stress has a profound effect on the biology of pigs and the outcome of high stress systems is reduced productive efficiency.

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An experiment was carried out to findout the effect of mechanical and' chemical control of heat stress on physiological reactions and blood parameters in crossbred Jersey cows during summer and south west monsoon. Eighteen early lactating cr~sbred Jersey cows were selected and put into three groups of six each and randomly allotted into three treatments such as ...

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An experiment was conducted to find out the efficiency of dietary supplementation of antioxidants on the reproductive performance of gills at Livestock Research Station, Kattupakkam, Tamil Nadu.

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Pigs are viable and profitable enterprise that can be easily adopted and adapted by small-scale farmers. Pigs require little investment; they are prolific and are good feed to meat converters compared to other livestock such as cattle. Pigs produce meat without contributing to the degradation of grazing lands and pork is particularly suitable for processing. Furt...

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