Loose Housing System Standard Parameters

Evolution of Loose Housing System for Cows and Buffaloes in Maharashtra: II- Standard Parameters 

In Part I of the blog, I gave a brief on how the loose concept was implemented in the Bombay Veterinary College Farms and academic studies were carried out.  This...
Loose Housing System

Evolution of Loose Housing System for Cows and Buffaloes in Maharashtra: I-How it started

Indiancattle.com recently organized a competition to select few models of low-cost loose cow housing systems, restricted to the Maharashtra State, but intend to take this initiative even to other states. ...
Animal Stress and Tieing of Cattle

Animal Stress and Tieing of Cattle and Buffalo

Any alterations in natural physical and environmental conditions that adversely affect physiology and productive and reproductive functioning in cattle and Buffalo can be term as stress. All types of livestock...
Cow Comfort Zone

What is the Animal Comfort Zone?

The simplest definition of animal (cattle) comfort zone is the physical conditions in the vicinity of cattle houses or dwellings where the animals perform their physiological functions both productive and...
Benefits of Loose Housing System

Benefits of Loose Housing System

Loose Housing System even though is not a new phenomenon but this system did not find favor in large cities due to constraints of space. But it’s advantages outweigh the...
Cow Comfort

What is Meant by Cow Comfort?

Many veterinary consultants advise about cow comfort since it is important for health and productivity of the cow. Let us understand what is “Cow Comfort”? We have domesticated cows for...
Dairy Farm Project Report

Project Report Preparation Guide for 15 Cows Farm

We always strive to make enough profits from our dairy business for which we need to arrange good feed, fodder and management. The cows have productive life hence replacement is...
cost effective cow Housing

Cow Housing: Important to Ensure Cow Comfort, Optimum Fertility and Productivity

Cows are not human: Their skin, body temperature, and the way body heat is lost, is different from human. Cow skin thickness is around 6 mm as compared to 0.7...