International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Table of Content: April 2015; 6(4)

April 2015

Studies on the calf mortality pattern in Gir breed

This study aims to investigate calf mortality pattern in Gir breed. Research data were collected from the records of Gir herd, maintained at Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Dairy Farm Kasturbagram Khandwa Road, Indore M.P., covering a period of 16 years (from 1994 to 2009). The period-wise distribution of calf mortality showed that highest mortality rate (18.9%) was recorded in period P4 (2006 to 2009) and the...

Author(s): A. K. Mishra, N. S. Rawat, S. Nanawati and A. K. Gaur

April 2015

Welfare issues of calf management practices in small scale dairy farms, Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka

Public concern on welfare of dairy calves remains low in Sri Lanka. Therefore, a survey was conducted to assess the welfare issues of dairy calf management practices in120 small scale dairy farms (herd size 7.85 ± 3.25: Mean ± SD) in Ratnapura district, Sri Lanka. Farmers were selected by using multistage random sampling technique and data collection was performed by the interview with the farmer using a...

Author(s): R. M. A. S. Bandara, M. A. J. P., Rajapaksha, Munasinghe, K. M. N. Wijerathna and P. K. M. P. Kumara