AgroStar Krishi Gyaan
Pune, Maharashtra
24 Mar 19, 06:00 PM
Animal HusbandryAgrowon
Green Fodder Results in Healthy Cattle with Increased Productivity
Green and nutritious fodder help cattle increase appetite, prevent diseases such as night blindness, and so on. • The amount of water in green fodder is higher in comparison to dry fodder. This fodder is delicious; hence the cattle enjoy it and the fodder is not wasted. • Animals easily get glucose content from green fodder, which facilitates digestion. • Green fodder is full of minerals and proteins. • Green fodder is nutritious and also helps to increase appetite. • Consumption of green fodder every day leads to good and healthy cattle. • It provides nutrients in a natural form that is beneficial to the animal’s body. • It provides vitamin A carotene and prevent night blindness and keeps the skin healthy.
• Green fodder contains more soluble factors so the animal does not have to put efforts to digest it. • It contains a lot of amino acids such as arginine and glutamic. • If animals do not feed green fodder during pregnancy, the calf that is born may be weak, blind or other physical inefficiencies. • The cattle produce at least 8 litres of milk if given a balanced and nutritious green fodder. • Green fodder should be given in the daily diet for better productivity and good health. Context - Agrowon If you find this information useful, click on the yellow thumbs up sign under the photo and also share this with your farmer friends using the options given below.