Feeding and Nutrition

History of Animal Nutrition

History of Animal Nutrition
History of Animal Nutrition An appreciation of the history of earlier studies can stimulate future progress Present status of feed industry would not have been possible without the sincere efforts taken by these personalities. This is a small tribute for these eminent scientists who bring nobility and prosperity in our lives Santario Sanctorius (1561-1636) Weighted himself before and after eating food; his weight increased by amount of food he consumed which came to original after some time. Antoine Lavoisor (1743 – 1794) Introduced balance and thermometer to nutritional studies; he showed that oxygen absorbed and carbon dioxide given off is dependent on the food intake and work done; acknowledged as Father of Nutrition Science Albrecht Thaer (1752 – 1828) Publish Hay equivalents; He used meadow hay as a unit to compare other feeds G.J. Mulder

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Scientific Feeding of Cattle and Buffalo

Scientific Feeding of Cattle and  Buffalo
Large number of rural population keeps cattle and buffalo for supplementary income. They fed crop residues to their animals and get milk. Poor feeding conditions are strong barrier in harnessing whole milk producing potential of milch animals. Now a days superior germplasm of exotic cattle

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