Feeding Behaviour of Dairy Animals

Published on: 11/12/2018
Author/s : Amit Kumar Singh 1, Ritu 2, Surjyakanta Roy 3. / 1 M.Sc. LPM Scholar, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal, 132001; 2 M.VSc. LPM Scholar, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal, 132001; 3 M.Sc. Dairy Extension Scholar, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal, 132001.

Introduction The very word behavior doesn’t comply with humans only, it is with animals too. Animals, as humans do, also have their typical feeding habits. They behave in different manner to different feeds. Ethology is the name given to the science that deals with animal behavior. Better understanding of Ethology helps us to make better and efficient feeding management which is an inevita...

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November 12, 2018

Comprehensive article based on very close observations of animals behaviour. The observations and explanation given in this article are easily understandable by practical livestock farmers. The article adds value to their knowledge. Congratulations to Dr. sb for publishing such articles.

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AMIT KUMAR SINGH AMIT KUMAR SINGH
Ph.D. LPM Scholar
November 12, 2018

Thanks a lot to Hafiz Wasi Muhammad Khan for your valuable appreciation.

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dr. jamil .m. dr. jamil .m.
Veterinary Doctor
July 10, 2019

Thank you, Dr. for the useful and valuable information.
The article deals with a special feeding pattern in a certain area where certain feed materials are economically available.
What about T.M.R use in such areas and will the feeding pattern change if we use T.M.R?
Thank you again.

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AMIT KUMAR SINGH AMIT KUMAR SINGH
Ph.D. LPM Scholar
July 11, 2019

dr. jamil .m. Thanks for your valuable comments. It is known to everyone that TMR feeding has better results. Furthermore, in case of TMR animal will have more time to relax and ruminate. Lying behavior will be enhanced as a result of this good results are seen. However, it depends upon consistency and palatability of TMR too.

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