Small-scale

dairy farming manual

Regional Dairy Development and Training Team
for Asia and Pacific
Chiangmai, Thailand

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand

 
FOOD  AND  AGRICULTURAL  ORGANIZATION  OF  THE  UNITED  NATIONS
Rome, 1993

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TABLE OF CONTENTS



 

Volume 1
 Page
Volume 2
Husbandry Unit 1.1 - Dairying as part of Integrated Farming Systems
i
Husbandry Unit 1.2 - Compost Manure
23
Husbandry Unit 2    - Breeds of Dairy Cattle and Buffalo
37
Husbandry Unit 3.1 - Principles and Design of Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Housing
77
Husbandry Unit 3.2 - Husbandry in Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Housing
163
Volume 3
Husbandry Unit 4         - Feeding of Dairy cattle and Buffalo
i
Husbandry Unit 5.1      - Pasture and Fodder
55
Husbandry Unit 5.2      - Fodder from Shrubs and Trees
89
Husbandry Unit 5.3      - Small scale Hey making
115
Husbandry Unit 5.4      - Small-Scale Silage Making
141
Husbandry Unit 5.5      - Straw Treatment 175
Husbandry Unit 5.6      - Concentrates 197
Husbandry Unit 5.7      - Minerals and Mineral block making 201
Volume 4
Husbandry Unit 6.1  - Artificial Insemination (A.I ) In Dairy Buffalo and Cattle i
Husbandry Unit 6.2  - Breeding Calenders 49
Husbandry Unit 7.1  - Physiology of Milk Production 87
Husbandry Unit 7.2  - Milking and Handling of Milking Equipment 109
Husbandry Unit 7.3  - Milk Recording 141
Husbandry Unit 8    - Calving 161
Husbandry Unit 9    - Calf Rearing 197
Volume 5
Husbandry Unit 12 - Dairy Farm Accounting
i
Husbandry Unit 13 - Dairy Farming Organizations
23