Exploring the Nutritional Landscape: A Review of Fodder Options for Livestock
Issue: 2023 - Volume 13 [Issue 10]
D. R. K. Saikanth
SRF, ICAR-ATARI, ZONE-X, Hyderabad, India.
Department of Animal Husbandry, College of Agriculture Padannakkad, Kerala Agricultural University, Kasaragod-671314, India.
Department of Veterinary Extension, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, RGSC-Banaras Hindu University, Barkachha, Mirzapur 231001, U.P., India.
Department of A.H. and Dairying, B.R.D.P.G. College, Deoria, U.P.-274001, India.
Faculty of Forestry, Division of Forest Biology and Tree Improvement, SKUAST-K, India.
LPM, AKS University, Satna, India.
Department of Livestock Production and Management, Nagaland University, India.
Bal Veer Singh *
Department of Agronomy, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, India.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Livestock nutrition plays a crucial role in ensuring the health and productivity of animals. Fodder are key component of livestock diets, providing essential nutrients for growth, reproduction, and overall well-being. The application of inorganic nutrients with the combination of organic nutrients leads to improve crop yield with improvement in soil health and its productivity without deteriorating the environmental conditions. This review aims to explore the nutritional landscape of fodder and forage options for livestock, examining their composition, availability, and potential benefits.
Keywords: Fodder, livestock, FYM, RDN
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