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Buffalo Production

Author Name : P.N. Bhatt


  • Publisher : Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 13 : 978-93-80012-03-2
  • Page no : 560
  • Publication Year : 2010

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The main aim of this book has been to present a comprehensive information on various aspects of buffalo farming in India. The book is intended primarily as a text book for under-graduate and post-graduate students majoring in Buffalo Production and Breeding in Animal Science, Veterinary Colleges/Departments of various Universities in the country and for research and development workers as a reference. The book has 21 chapters covering the major facets of Buffalo Production: the environment, breeds, systems of breeding, feeding, prevention and control of diseases, management, by-products and finally ending with economics of buffalo rearing.
Title Buffalo Production
Table of Content Introduction , Classification, Origin and Domestication, Classification, Taxonomy, Origin, History of domestication, Global distribution of domesticated buffalo,World population and production, Recent buffalo population and production in Asia, Buffalo population in Indian States, Buffalo population in the world, General characteristics, General body conformation, Appearance, Nutrition and life cycle, Heat tolerance, Temperament of dairy buffalo, Growth characteristics, Characteristics of the draught buffalo, Breeds of Buffaloes, Indian subcontinent, Iran, Iraq, CIS countries, European/Mediterranean, Egypt, Latin America breeds, Swamp buffalo, Genetics, Basic genetics, Selection characteristics, Breeding, Systems of breeding, Inbreeding, Outbreeding, Crossbreeding, New breeds from crossbreeds, Outcrossing, Top crossing, Back crossing, Grading up, Species Hybridization, Heterosis or hybrid vigour, Selection, Natural selection, Artificial selection, Production characteristics and genetic improvement, Growth, Reproduction, Production, Draught Power (work), Performance of Buffalo Crosses, Adaptability, Adaptation-in general, Heat tolerance, Cold tolerance, Reproduction, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Nutrition, Feeding, Composition of Nutrients, Voluntary Feed Intake (VFI), Utilization of Nutrients, Nutrient Requirement, Comparative Digestibility Coefficients, Fluid Volume in Rumen, Processing of Crop Residues, Evaluation of Agro-industrial By-products, Feeding Formulation, Health, Infectious diseases, Non-infectious diseases, Buffalo management, Housing, Calf Management, Care and management of Heifers, Care and management of bull calves, Management of pregnant cows and the down-calvers, Management of dry herd, Management of bulls, Meat production, Buffalo meat producstion in India and the world, Meat export, Carcass characteristics, Eating quality, Raring of male buffalo calves for meat, Meat traits of slaughter buffaloes, Quality attributes of buffalo meat, Processed buffalo meats, Challenges and opportunities for Indian meat industry, Milk production, Milk Composition, Physico-chemical properties of buffalo milk, Buffalo milk products, Utilization of carcass by products, Hides and skins, Bones, Blood, Casings, Tallow, Hooves and horns, Miscellaneous products, Economic of buffalo production, Unique features of buffalo contributions, Economics of buffalo rearing, Marketing of buffaloes and their products, Current practises in buffalomeat industry, Slaughter technology and meat hygiene, Transport of carcasses, Meat handling at retail shops, Wholesale trading of meat and offal, Meat export trend, World bovine meat scenario, Government’s crucial role, Laws, rules and regulations (jurisprudence) as applicable to livestock-buffaloes),Conservation of buffalo genetic resourcess, Buffalo genetic resource in India, Conservation of buffalo genetic resources, Approach for conservation, Conservation strategies, Reproductive bio-techniques for genetic improvement of buffaloes.
Page No. 560
Author's Name P.N. Bhatt
Publisher Studium Press (India) Pvt Ltd
Year Of Publication 2010
ISBN 10 No
ISBN 13 978-93-80012-03-2
About The Book No
Binding type No
Book Size(len) No
Series No
book size(hei) 9.5
Book size width 6.6
Edition 1st

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