Milk yield variation in first three lactations and factors affecting milk yield in Sahiwal cattle


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  • VED PRAKASH Scientist, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana 132 001 India
  • A K GUPTA Principal Scientist, Dairy Cattle Breeding Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana 132 001 India
  • ATUL GUPTA Assistant Professor, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut
  • R S GANDHI ADG, (APB), ICAR, New Delhi
  • ARUN KUMAR Principal Scientist and Head (Animal Genetics and Breeding), ICAR-CSWRI, Avikanagar, Rajasthan

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i11.53317

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305-Day milk yield, Lactation, Non-genetic factors, Sahiwal, Test day milk yield

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2015-11-06

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2015-11-06

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PRAKASH, V., GUPTA, A. K., GUPTA, A., GANDHI, R. S., & KUMAR, A. (2015). Milk yield variation in first three lactations and factors affecting milk yield in Sahiwal cattle. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85(11), 1267–1269. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i11.53317
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