Macro and Micro-Mineral Status of Dry Fodder in Kupwara district of Kashmir Valley India.Parvaiz Ahmed Reshi, Farooq Ahmad Mattoo,Farooq Ahmed Kalloo,abdul majeed ganai,Haider Ali Ahmad,Abid Ali Bhat, sajad hussain bhat.
Samples of dry forages available for livestock in nine villages of Kupwara district of Kashmir valley were collected from November to March and analysed for different macro and micro mineral contents to study the status of macro and micro mineral status of dry fodder available for dairy cattle during the winter months. Nearly all the feedstuffs were found to contain adequate content of Ca (>0.30%). Except local grasses and wheat straw all the feedstuffs were found to be deficient in P (
Dry forages, Mineral status, Dairy cattle, Kupwara district
American Journal of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
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