Performance studies of hill cattle: A unique indigenous germplasm of Uttarakhand


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  • D KUMAR Professor and Head, Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand 263 145 India
  • A K GAUR Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand 263 145 India

https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i12.54411

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Characterization, Hill cattle, Physical traits

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2015-12-18

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KUMAR, D., & GAUR, A. K. (2015). Performance studies of hill cattle: A unique indigenous germplasm of Uttarakhand. The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85(12), 1390–1392. https://doi.org/10.56093/ijans.v85i12.54411
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