Growth Performance and Nutrient Utilization in Male and Female Mithun Calves on Green Forage-based Diet

@article{Pal2004GrowthPA,
  title={Growth Performance and Nutrient Utilization in Male and Female Mithun Calves on Green Forage-based Diet},
  author={Din Taran Pal and Ajit shankar Singh and Kezhavituo Vupru and Kamal Malla Bujarbaruah},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={655-661}
}
A comparative study of growth rate and feed intake and its utilization in male and female Mithun calves was carried out in hilly tracts of Nagaland. The animals of both sexes were fed fresh jungle grasses ad libitum and 2.0 kg of rice bran fortified with 1% mineral mixture and 1% salt daily. Growth rates of 369.50 and 305.67 g/day were observed in male and female calves, respectively. Sex-related differences in feed and nutrient intakes were statistically significant, whereas no significant… CONTINUE READING
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