Saturday, February 5, 2011

Current scenario of animal feed

·                                                                                                               Pic: The wonder Fern AZOLLA
.The feed and fodder resources are of course shared by all livestock. Agricultural residues are currently estimated to provide 40 % of the present fodder, grazing area 31%, green fodder 26 %, and chemical concentrates(mainly for commercial poultry and high holding cows) 3 % of total consumption.
·         Over the last decade the straw grain ratio has deteriorated because of the large scale adoption of high yielding varieties which also produce poor quality straw.
·         The dairy became main occupation in rural area because of agriculture is receding
·         Since growing demand for meat and milk, the animal husbandry became profitable income source for rural poor
·         Cultivation of Dwarft crops and decrease in forest and graze lands resulted sustainable decline in fodder production
·         Green fodder not available throughout the year
·         The dairy farmers are dependent on commercial feeds
·         The commercial feeds are mixed with urea and artificial milk booster
·         They Causes effect on quality of milk produced and longevity of the animal
·         In turn leads to cancer and coronary ailments in human beings
·         Usage of commercial feed is not economical and declines income 


  1. Thanks for sharing, i can't find azolla seeds in my neighborhood in medan-north sumatera indonesia, if you so kind, please send me some information to have azolla seeds, my email is : atau sms ke hp no. +6285262020304 terima kasih.

  2. Good day! I am an Industrial Engineering student from the Philippines and I am planning to have a study about the techniques and ways to cultivate azolla. Can you please share more information about it? What best method or condition does the azolla grow abundantly? Thank you! Hoping for your positive response..
    You can email me at

    1. Dear Ayanami,
      First of all thanx for writing me, and nice to hear your interest in azolla cultivation I am describing methods of cultivation of azolla for mass multiplication in your mention e-mail id, hope it may helpful.
      Normally Azolla is grown in Paddy field or in shallow water bodies for using it as a bio-fertilizer. In Universities and Research Institutions it is preserved in concrete tanks. Studies conducted at Vivekananda Kendra – NARDEP found both this method not suitable for its mass multiplication for biofeed purpose and hence developed Silpauline lined pit method which has become very popular and is known as NARDEP method.

      Best Regards

    2. Its very good work for indian farmer. I also want to know about azolla if you give your
      contact noumber..

  3. nice blog !! i was looking for blogs related of animal feed . then i found this blog, this is really nice and interested to read. thanks for sharing such type of information.

  4. This comment has been removed by the author.

  5. Thank you so much for appreciation... if you have more information related to feed supplement than please share with us,,,,

  6. जब तीन यार मिल जाएँ तो होगा धमाल
    Read more

  7. Its a terrific delight studying your post. Its rich in data I'm looking for along with I enjoy post the comment which “The articles of this post can be awesome” Good operate. Cattle Feed Supplements

  8. Hi, Your blog very nice. We are Manufacturers & Exporters of Animal Feed in India.

  9. It verbalizes a limitless creativeness. i'm definitely inspired with the real transformation ability of author used for remodeling his thoughts and supplied right here. impressed with deep which means of this text. Mass Gainer Supplement Australia

  10. Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can't wait to read lots of your posts look at these guys.

  11. I really liked your Information. Keep up the good work. Sheep Vitamin Drench

  12. What will happen if feeding azolla in large quantity to cattle?

  13. Nice Blog.. Thanks for Shared a useful information. This info is more useful for Cattle Feed& Cow Feed

  14. Excellent, the post you have shared is really useful. Thanks for sharing this.
    DDGS Traders
    Rice DDGS
    Rice ddgs Traders
    DDGS Manufacturers

  15. Nutrition for animals is important for a variety of reasons. They are important for growth and maintenance, they provide energy in just the right way. Ashish Life Science, A Top Veterinary Product Manufacturers in India has evolved a wide range of feed supplements for your animals.

  16. This way my acquaintance Wesley Virgin's tale launches with this SHOCKING AND CONTROVERSIAL video.

    You see, Wesley was in the army-and soon after leaving-he revealed hidden, "mind control" secrets that the government and others used to obtain whatever they want.

    As it turns out, these are the EXACT same SECRETS lots of celebrities (notably those who "come out of nowhere") and elite business people used to become wealthy and famous.

    You probably know that you only use 10% of your brain.

    That's because the majority of your brain's power is UNCONSCIOUS.

    Perhaps this thought has even taken place INSIDE your own head... as it did in my good friend Wesley Virgin's head seven years back, while driving a non-registered, trash bucket of a car with a suspended driver's license and $3 on his debit card.

    "I'm absolutely fed up with living paycheck to paycheck! When will I finally make it?"

    You've been a part of those those thoughts, am I right?

    Your own success story is going to start. Go and take a leap of faith in YOURSELF.

    Learn How To Become A MILLIONAIRE Fast

  17. I got here much interesting stuff. The post is great! Thanks for sharing it! Vitamin Supplements for Cattle

  18. Nice Blog. Thanks for Sharing.
    JS Pelleting Technologies is a Cattle Feed plant manufacturer and supplier in Punjab, India.