With global warming becoming a reality, and many countries recording soaring ambient temperature, there has been clamour to evolve heat tolerant breeds. Excessive heat and humidity affects dry-matter intake and energy loss, resulting in losses in milk production and reproduction.
Category: R & D
In some cases to decide genetic potential of any heifer or a bull, knowing with certainty the paternity side of a calf is critical. This is especially true in India where many a times, along with artificial insemination, the cow is also served with a bull. A simple test is now available to test this....
This review outlines a hypothesis that A1, one of the common variants of beta-casein, a major protein in cows’ milk could facilitate immunological processes that lead to type I diabetes (DM-I).