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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

Comparative Effects of Different Feeds on Production and Reproduction of Crossbred Heifers in Gangachara Upazila, Rangpur, Bangladesh

( Vol-2,Issue-5,May 2016 )

Author(s): Md. Aminul Islam, Md. Abdul Hamid, Md. Nurul Amin, Md. Saiful Islam, Misrat Masuma Parvez , Hosne Mobarak

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Cross-bred, Dairy, Local, Holstein Friesian, Sahiwal.


The present study was conducted from January to June 2014, in Gangachara Upazila of Rangpur District, Bangladesh. A sample of 60 cross-bred dairy cows: Local × Holstein Friesian (L×HF) = 30 and Local × Sahiwal (L×Sh) = 30 were selected for in depth study. The average age at first heat, services per conception, age at first calving, post-partum heat period, the average milk production, the average lactation period were observed after feeding three types of feed: type-I (Sweet jamboo grass), type-II (Jomjom Dairy feed) and type-III (Advance Chemical Industry) feeding system. Local × Holstein Friesian (L×HF) cross and Local × Sahiwal (L×Sh) cross cows showed significantly (p<0.05) better results by type-III feeding system compare with the type-I and type-II feeding system.

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