Combating anestrous problem in crossbred cattle by nutritional interventions in field conditions of Odisha

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3504    | Article Id: B-3504 | Page : 355-360
Citation :- Combating anestrous problem in crossbred cattle by nutritional interventions in field conditions of Odisha.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2019.(53):355-360
Debasish Satapathy, Sumant Kumar Mishra, Raj Kishor Swain, Kamdev Sethy, Tarun Kumar Varun, Jatin Kumar Sahoo, Pinaki Samal and Satyaranjan Barik debasish.232431@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar-751 003, Odisha, India.
Submitted Date : 27-09-2017
Accepted Date : 20-12-2017

Abstract

Through a survey in Kakatpur block, Odisha, twenty-one numbers of anestrous cattle were selected and equally divided in to three groups (T0, T1 and T2, n=7) for the experiment. T0 was kept as control (farmer’s practice), while T1 and T2 were provided with area specific mineral mixture (Ca, P, Mn, Cu, Zn) at 50g/day/animal and bypass fat at 100 g/day/animal, respectively for 60days. Average daily gain was significantly higher in T1 and T2 as compared to that of T0. Significant improvement in blood glucose, cholesterol, triglyceride and SGPT status was observed after various treatments. Due to mineral supplementation, all blood mineral status was improved. T1 and T2 groups exhibited better ovarian status and conception rate after treatment. Although, highest conception rate was observed in T2 group. Therefore, it can be concluded that supplementation of mineral mixture and bypass fat improved reproductive efficiency of anestrous animals along higher daily gain.

Keywords

Anestrous Area specific mineral mixture Bypass fat Growth Reproduction.

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