Title: Studies on mortality rate in preweaning kids of Sirohi goat
Authors: RS Pal and MK Bamania
Source: Ruminant Science (2016)-5(1):91-93.
Cite this reference as: Pal RS and Bamania MK (2016). Studies on mortality rate in preweaning kids of Sirohi goat. Ruminant Science 5(1):91-93.
The present study on mortality in preweaning kids of Sirohi goats was conducted on 600 kids over period of 3 years. The average mortality rate was recorded highest in the age group of 0-30 days (14.00%), but it was noted lowest in the age group of 61-90 days (8.55%). The mortality rate was revealed higher in female kids (15.80%) than female kids (12.20%), but it did not differ significantly. The highest mortality rate was recorded in summer season (22.00%) than winter season (19.50%) and monsoon season (14.00%) in the age group of 0-30 days. The average mortality rate in pooled was recorded highest (19.83%) in summer and lowest (12.10%) in monsoon season. The highest mortality percent were noted (23.00%) from pneumonia in age group of 61-90 days and lowest (6.00%) in parasitic disease in 31- 60 days of age. The average disease wise mortality rate in pooled was recorded highest due to pneumonia (17.83%) and lowest (7.70%) in parasitic disease.
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