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1st Edition

Milk Production Management

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ISBN 9780367627379
November 1, 2020 Forthcoming by CRC Press
226 Pages - 52 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Milk Production Management provides the information on different aspects related to milk production management. The information in this book will be of practical utility for actual feeding of animals e.g. chapters on various rations, nutrient requirement tables, feeding of pregnant/lactating animals, feeding of calves, silage making, hydroponics technique, azolla production different feeds and fodders, fodder cultivation, computation of rations for dairy animals, feeding during scarcity period etc. In this book different topics like common disease problems of dairy animals and their prevention and control, methods of selection, different breeding systems, semen collection and artificial insemination, biotechniques used in animal husbandry, milking methods, embryo transfer technique, judging of cows and buffaloes, milk synthesis and milk secretion, record keeping at dairy farm, reproductive aspects of dairy animals etc. are also covered. The book also covers different terms related to animal husbandry.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Animal Husbandry 2. Distinguishing Characteristics of Indian and Exotic Breeds of Dairy
Animals and their Performance 3. External Body Parts of Cows and Buffaloes 4. Feed Nutrients Required by Animal Body 5. Feeding Standards 6. General Dairy Farm Practices- Identification, Dehorning, Castration, Exercising, Grooming, Weighing 7. Systems of Housing Dairy Animals and Maintenance of Hygiene and Sanitation at Dairy Farm Premises 8. Care of Animals at Calving and Feeding and Management of Calves 9. Management of Lactating and Dry Cows and Buffaloes 10. Identification Common Feeds and Fodder or Classification of Feedstuffs 11. Preparation of Rations for Adult Animals 12. Measures of Feed Energy 13. Systems of Breeding of Dairy Animals 14. Dairy Farm Records and their Maintenance 15. Common Disease Problems of Dairy Animals, their Prevention and Control 16. Digestive System of Cattle/Buffaloes 17. Male Reproductive System 18. Female Reproductive System 19. Estrous Cycle in Cows / Buffaloes 20. Artificial insemination and Its Advantages 21. Nutrients and Fertility in Animals 22. Ovulation, Fertilization, Gestation, Pregnancy Diagnosis and Parturition 23. Methods of Selection of Dairy Animals 24. Structure and Function of Mammary System 25. Milk Secretion and Milk Let Down 26. Methods of Milking, Procedure of Milking and Practices for Quality Milk Production 27. Factors Affecting Milk Composition of Animals 28. Cleaning and Sanitation of Milking Equipments 29. Embryo Transfer and their Role in Animal Improvement 30. Introduction To Biotechniques in Dairy Animal Production 31. Demonstration of Semen Collection, Processing 32. Handling and Restraining of Dairy Animals 33. Judging of Cows and Buffaloes 34. Preparation of Animal for Show 35. Silage Making 36. Nutritional Management and Milk Composition 37. Improved Varieties of Fodders for Animals 38. Hydroponics Technique for Fodder Production 39. Azolla Production and Its use in Animal Feeding 40. Feeding Care of Animals During Scarcity Period

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Prafullakumar V. Patil, Farm Manager, Veterinary Collgeg, Udgir

Matsyagandha K. Patil, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Collgeg, Udgir