Livestock Production and Management ICAR E-Course Free PDF Download

Livestock Production and Management ICAR E-Course Free PDF Download

Download the Agriculture E-Course pdf of Livestock Production and Management for B.Sc. Agriculture. PDF of Livestock Production and Management e-Krishi Shiksha pdf for B.Sc. Agriculture is systematically arranged with a content index.

Name of Topic in E-Course pdf of Livestock Production and Management for B.Sc. Agriculture.

  1. Prelusion- the significance of livestock and poultry in the Indian economy
  2. Various systems of livestock production- extensive- semi-intensive- intensive- mixed
  3. Integrated farming system- the role of livestock and poultry, manure management methods, Duck/ Fish / Rice culture
  4. Definition of breed- classification of indigenous, exotic cattle and buffaloes- breed characteristic of Sindhi, Kangayam and Umblacherry, Jersey, Holstein Friesian, Murrah, and Surti
  5. Breeding- Importance of cross-breeding- a sign of estrous cycle artificial insemination
  6. Housing management-farm site selection- space requirement for calves, heifer, milch animals, and work bullocks- type design of house
  7. Systems of housing- single row system- double row system head to head and tail to tail-merits and demerits
  8. Care and management of newborn calf and heifers
  9. Care and management of pregnant, and lactating animals and work bullocks.
  10. Milk definition- clean milk production- methods of milking hand and machine milking- preservatives and common adulterants of milk
  11. Processing of milk- cooling- pasteurization- definition various methods-low temperature long time, high-temperature short time and ultra-high temperature- advantages and disadvantages
  12. Nutrition- definition- ration- balance ratio- desirable characteristics of ration
  13. Requirement and importance of green fodder, carrying capacity, and forage cycle
  14. Diseases- classification –viral, bacterial, and metabolic general control and preventive measures
  15. Viral diseases- foot and mouth- bacterial diseases- anthrax, hemorrhagic septicemia, and black quarter metabolic tympanites- ketosis and milk fever- Mastitis and its control foot and mouth diseases
  16. Zoonotic diseases- prevention and control (anthrax, tuberculosis, brucellosis, and rabies)
  17. Sheep and Goat farming- classification of breeds of Indian and Exotic origin- Nomenclature alone
  18. Systems of rearing- housing management- type design- floor diagram- space requirement for adult and young stocks
  19. Care and management of Ram, Ewe, and Lamb- Nutritionfeeds and fodder for small ruminants
  20. Care and management of Buck, Doe, and Kid-Nutritionflushing
  21. Common ailments of sheep and goat- sheep pox- foot and mouth- blue tongue- enterotoxaemia-ecto and endo parasites
  22. Swine husbandry- common breeds of exotic origin nomenclature alone- housing of pigs
  23. Care and management of sow, Boar, and Piglets- Nutritioncreep feeding- control and prevention of swine diseases
  24. Classification of poultry viz layer, boiler, and dual purpose
  25. Care and management of day-old chicks
  26. Systems of housing- dep litter and cage systems- merits and demerits
  27. Raised platform housing- floor space requirement
  28. Care and management of layers
  29. Care and management of boilers
  30. Poultry nutrition- feed formulation- composition of chick mash grower
  31. Feed conversion ratio/ dozen eggs or kilogram of meat.
  32. Classification of poultry diseases- viral-bacteria-protozoan Ranikhet
  33. Bacterial diseases-nutritional deficiency diseases and their control

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