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Effect of Level of Feeding on the Performance of Crossbred Cows during Pre- and Post-partum Periods
- Singh, Jatinder (Department of Animal Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University) ;
- Singh, Balwant (Department of Animal Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University) ;
- Wadhwa, M. (Department of Animal Nutrition, Punjab Agricultural University) ;
- Bakshi, M.P.S. (Department of Animal Sciences, Punjab Agricultural University)
- Received : 2002.09.26
- Accepted : 2003.07.28
- Published : 2003.12.01
The study was undertaken to see the effect of elevated feeding during pre-partum or pre- as well as post-partum period on the productive and reproductive performance of crossbred cows. The experiment lasted for 60 d pre-partum to 120 d post-partum. Eighteen dry pregnant crossbred cows divided into three equal groups were fed either as per NRC feeding standard (C) or 20% above NRC during 60 d pre-partum (
Elevated Feeding;Pre-partum;Post-partum;Milk Production;Reproduction;Cows
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