Dairy Farming

Land Requirement-01 Acre/Cow or Buffalo
Housing-65 sft/Cow+One Calf
Cost of Housing-Rs.250/Sft
Fodder Production-Rs.1500/Tonne
Cost of Cow/Buffalo-Rs.60000
Labour Requirement-01 per 05 Cows
Breed-HF/Jersey/Surthi/Murrah/Pandarapuri
Lactation Period-305 Days
Calving Rate-01 calf/Cow/Year
Calving Interval-01 Year
Manure Production-12 kg/Cow/day
Breeding Cycle-21 Days
Gestation-9 Months 9 days cows
10 Months 10 days Buffalo
Breeding Cover-Artificial Insemination
Feeding and Nutrition-Green Grass/sialageĀ  -30 kg/cow/day
Dry Fodder-3 kg/cow/day
Lucerne-2.5kg/cow/day
Concentrates-3 kg/ Cow for Maintainance+0.5 kg/Litre of Milk Production
Silage Making-Ingredients per Ton of Choffed Green Fodder-
Mollasses/Joggery-2kg
Common Salt-1 kg
Silage Culture-100 Grams
Tobe stored air tight,Light Proof and water Proof

DISEASES TO BE CARED FOR:
Calf Scours,HS,BQ,Anthrax,Brucellosis,Mastitis,Tuberculosis,Foot&Mouth Disease,Rabies,Internal parasitic Infestation,Metabolic Diseases like Milk Fever,Ketosis

VACCINATION SCHEDULE:

Sl No Vaccine 1st Vaccination Age Repetition Every
1 HS 3 Months 6 Months
2 BQ 3 Months 6 Months
3 ANTHRAX 3 Months 01 Year
4 Brucellosis 6 Months
5 F&MD 3 Months 6 Months
6 Rabies 0-1 Month Pre exposure 0-3-7-14-28-90 Days post Exposure
7 PPR 3 Months 1 Year

FODDER DEVELOPMENT

MONOCOTYLEDON CROPS:

Single crop variety-African tall Maize,jowar,Bajra

Perenial Variety-Napier,Guinea Grass,Rhodes Grass,Blue Panic Green panic,COFS-29,Anjan Grass,signal Grass,Giant Star Grass,Bundel Guinea,Congo Signal,Sudan Grass,Nandi Setaria,Oats

DICOTELEDON CROPS:

Single crop varietyCow pea,Beans,Horse Gram,Green Gram,Soyabean,welvet Beans

Perenial Variety-Lucerne,Hedge Lucerne,Berseem,Stylo Hamata,Stylo Scabra,Ceratro,Centrocema

FODDER TREES:

Subabul,Miliya,Dubiya(Hebbevu),Sesbania(Agase),Dalvana,Acacia,Glyrecedia,caliyandra,People Tree,Mulberry,Erithrena(Drum Stick)

PASTURE GRASSESCincrus Caeliaris,cincrus Setigirus,Heteropogan,stylosanthus,signal,Anjan

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