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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(10): 1136-1144
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.136


Feeding Practices Followed by Nili Ravi Buffalo Farmers in Different Agroclimatic Zones of Punjab
Navkiran Kaur*, H.K. Verma, Jaswinder Singh and S.K. Kansal
Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, 141001, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A purposive study was conducted on 300 Nili Ravi buffalo farmers selected from four agroclimatic zones of Punjab. The data was collected by personal interview cum questionnaire schedule consisting the feeding practices followed by the farmers. Data revealed that Majority (86.33%) of the farmers were doing group feeding and only (13.67%) of the farmers were doing individual feeding. Majority (63.67 %) of farmers were feeding extra diet to pregnant animals & maximum (73.33%) were from ACZ I(Asr). Majority (53.33 %) of farmers was feeding mineral mixture to the animals and maximum proportion (98.67%) of the Nili Ravi farmers was feeding concentrate to the buffaloes. Majority of the farmers (78%) were feeding common salt. Only 29.67% of the farmers were feeding silage and 12.33% of the farmers were feeding urea molasses block to the animals.


Keywords: Feeding practices, Nili Ravi buffalo farmers, Mineral mixture, Silage, Concentrate
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Navkiran Kaur, H.K. Verma, Jaswinder Singh and Kansal, S.K. 2020. Feeding Practices Followed by Nili Ravi Buffalo Farmers in Different Agroclimatic Zones of Punjab.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(10): 1136-1144. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.136