Take care of pregnant cow and buffalo in this way, children will develop better

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Now it is becoming a profitable deal for farmers and cattle rearers. But many times cattle rearers face the problem of what to feed a pregnant cow or buffalo so that the calves can develop well because many times not giving better nutrients to the animals has a bad effect on the calves.

Due to this, cattle farmers have to face direct financial loss. In such a situation, it becomes important to know what the cattle farmers should feed the pregnant cows and buffaloes. Read expert tips for more information in this regard

What to feed a pregnant cow or buffalo

Talking about feeding nutrients to pregnant cows and buffaloes, cows and buffaloes should be fed a mixture of one to one and a half kg grains every day. 

Apart from this, a few days before calving, feed them 100 ml calcium solution every day in the normal diet. After calving, feed the animals easily digestible food, which includes wheat bran, jaggery and green fodder. Also, it is to be kept in mind that animals should not be given cold water at that time.

What is the nutrition of dairy animals

Talking about the diet of milk-giving animals, they should be fed a mixture of leguminous fodder. This is because milk can be obtained by feeding only good quality green fodder to animals giving five liters of milk. On the other hand, along with fodder, grains and oil cake should be fed to animals giving more milk than that. 

Let us tell you that pregnant cows and buffaloes should be fed 10 to 15 kg of green fodder in the last three months. Apart from this, pregnant cows and buffaloes should be fed 2 to 2.5 kg of grains about 15 days before calving.

These things should also be kept in mind

The gestation period of a cow is about 282 days. The gestation period of a buffalo is 305 days. The development of the baby in the body of animals is slow in the 6 to 7 months of pregnancy. 

Whereas the development is very fast in the last three months. In such a situation, special attention should be paid to the care and nutrition of pregnant animals. Apart from this, walking the animals for long distances is also beneficial.


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