Epidemic Disease of Animal

Epidemic Curves: A Simple Investigation Tool

Epidemic Disease of Animal The veterinarians are called upon to investigate animal disease outbreaks. Here are some important tips to handle an epidemic: The disease is called epidemic when the...

The Corona Virus of Current COVID-19 Pandemic could not have been Created in a Laboratory

Corona Virus of Current COVID-19  There is a conspiracy theory going around that the Corona Virus (now named SARS-COV-2) which is the cause of the current Corona pandemic (now named...
Animal health internet of things

Animal Health Internet of Things

Internet of Animal Health Thing You must have heard the term ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) in the context of consumer products, durable goods, cars, elevators, trucks, refrigerators, garages, personal physical...
Azolla Feeding to Cattle

Azolla Feeding to Cattle : Economic Value or a Hype

At times we scientists and extension workers get carried away and do not analyze the utility of farm technologies in a pragmatic way. This problem accentuates when the campaign becomes...
banana peels as cattle feed

Banana Peels as Alternate Feed for Dairy Cows

Banana Peels as Cattle Feed Banana, poor man’s fruit, is an important cash crop worldwide.  In 2017, world banana production was 117 million tons.  With 30 MT production valued at...
Milk Fever in Cattle

Milk Fever Cases Must be Treated Rationally

What is milk fever in Cattle Milk fever is typically associated with calving. It is not due to deficiency of calcium but a temporary problem where calcium from the body...
Dry Matter requirements for cattle

Dry Matter Requirements for Dairy Cows

Dry Matter Requirements for Cattle Almost all feed and fodder contain water in varying amounts. Dry matter is the portion of feed/fodder remaining after all the water has been taken...
Loose Housing System Dairy Cows

Sandip Pawar – Successful Progressive Farmer

Success Story of Sandip Pawar Sandeep Pawar now aged around 30 years after completion of graduation from a local college decided to join a job in a local finance company....
Banana leaves in Cattle Feed

Feeding of Banana Leaves to Cows

Use of Banana Leaves as Cattle Feed A dairy farmer has asked me to offer comments on the issue of the feeding of banana leaves to dairy cows. The banana...
Dairy Cattle Vaccination

Vaccination of Animals is Important, But Following Points Should be Noted

Cattle Vaccination is Important For preventing infectious diseases cattle vaccination is a very important activity. But farmers, Vaccinators (para-vets) as well as Veterinarians should be aware of dos and don’ts...