Follow
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS)
IJCMAS is now DOI (CrossRef) registered Research Journal. The DOIs are assigned to all published IJCMAS Articles.
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2019 - IJCMAS--ICV 2019: 96.39 For more details click here
National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) : NAAS Score: *5.38 (2020) [Effective from January 1, 2020]For more details click here

Login as a Reviewer

Indexed in



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
NAAS Score: *5.38 (2020)
[Effective from January 1, 2020]
For more details click here

ICV 2019: 96.39
Index Copernicus ICI Journals Master List 2019 - IJCMAS--ICV 2019: 96.39
For more details click here

See Guidelines to Authors
Current Issues
Download Publication Certificate

Original Research Articles

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
Publisher : Excellent Publishers
Email : editorijcmas@gmail.com / submit@ijcmas.com
Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
NAAS RATING 2020: 5.38

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(5): 400-408
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1005.047


Effect of Feeding Multi-Strain Probiotic on Milk Quality and Milk Quantity in Murrah Buffaloes
Yaswanth Naidu1*, K. Ananda Rao2, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah3,Srinivas Kumar4 and M. Sri Lekha5
Department of Livestock Production Management, NTR College of Veterinary Science, Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh 521101, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Twelve Murrah buffaloes in their early lactation were divided into two groups of six buffaloes each on the basis of average daily milk yield in a completely randomized design. Group I was set as control and Group-II was supplemented with multi-strain probiotic @ 20gm/animal/day for a period of 90 days. The milk yield, 6% fat corrected milk yield, milk constituents yield, and the cost per kg milk produced were recorded during the experiment. The average daily milk yield and 6% fat corrected milk yield (kg) milk fat, SNF and total solids % were significantly (P<0.05) high in treatment group compared to control group of buffaloes. The cost per kg milk production was Rs 14.83 and Rs16.51 for treatment and control groups, respectively which saved Rs 1.68/liter milk production per day due to probiotic supplementation in buffaloes. The present research concluded that multi-strain probiotic supplementation @20gms/animal/day increased milk yield, milk constituent yield and decreased cost of milk production in Murrah buffaloes.


Keywords: Murrah buffaloes, milk production performance, multi-strain probiotic, milk yield milk constituents, Cost economics
Download this article as Download

How to cite this article:

Yaswanth Naidu, Y., K. Ananda Rao, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, D. Srinivas Kumar and Sri Lekha, M. 2021. Effect of Feeding Multi-Strain Probiotic on Milk Quality and Milk Quantity in Murrah Buffaloes.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(5): 400-408. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2021.1005.047