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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 4
Study on cattle breeding and milking practices in relationship to herd size in non tribal area of Udaipur district of Rajasthan

Shweta Choudhary, ML Gurjar, Padma Meel, Vikas Choudhary and Subha Ganguly

The present investigation was conducted in Mavli and Vallabhnagar tehsils of Udaipur district of Rajasthan. The study group included 160 cattle rearers from which were selected randomly from four villages of above two tehsils. It was found that 57.50 per cent of total cattle rearers studied, got conceived their cattle by natural service method and 50.62 per cent of total cattle rearers studied, got inseminated/served their cattle at mid stage of heat. 33.75 per cent of the respondents used pure bred indigenous bull for service. Pregnancy diagnosis of cattle was practiced by 51.87 per cent of the respondents. Results revealed that knuckling (92.50%) was the main method of milking. All the respondents used to clean udder and teats, wash hand before milking and milked their cattle twice a day. None of the cattle keepers followed dry hand milking and sealing of teat canal at the end of lactation.
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How to cite this article:
Shweta Choudhary, ML Gurjar, Padma Meel, Vikas Choudhary, Subha Ganguly. Study on cattle breeding and milking practices in relationship to herd size in non tribal area of Udaipur district of Rajasthan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(4):498-501.
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