18-Title: Effect of high pressure fogger system with fans (HPFF) on milk yield in upgraded Murrah buffaloes
Authors: LS Kushwah, S Nanavati, SS Tomar, MS Jamra, NS Yadav and R Dhakad
Source: Ruminant Science (2021)-10(1):93-94.
How to cite this manuscript: Kushwah LS, Nanavati S, Tomar SS, Jamra MS, Yadav NS and Dhakad R (2021). Effect of high pressure fogger system with fans (HPFF) on milk yield in upgraded Murrah buffaloes. Ruminant Science 10(1):93-94.
Twelve healthy and same stage of lactating Murrah buffaloes were selected having similar body weight, parity and milk yield in current lactation for this study. They were randomly distributed into two groups (six animals in each group). One group was designated as a treatment group with High pressure fogger with dairy fans (HPFF) which was operated daily from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM and another group was a control group (without HPFF). This study was conducted for 120 days during summer. The milk yield of Murrah buffaloes was significantly (P<0.01) higher in buffaloes exposed to HPFF (5.12±0.10 lit/day) than the control (4.43±0.05 lit/day) group. This was due to decreased heat stress in buffaloes.
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