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Effects of Various Colostrum Feeding Methods on Growth Performance and Immunity of Holstein-Friesian Calves

Effects of Various Colostrum Feeding Methods on Growth Performance and Immunity of Holstein-Friesian Calves

Ali Mujtab Shah1,2,3, Muhammad Naeem2, Muhammad Giasuddin Shah2, Muhammad Haaroon2, Quanhui Peng1 and Zhisheng Wang1,*

1Institute ofAnimal Nutrition, Key Laboratory of Bovine Low Corbon Farming and Safe Production, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an, Sichuan ,625014, P.R China
2Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science,Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
3Department of Livestock Production, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Sakrand

*  Corresponding author: wangzs67@163.com 

 

Fig. 1.

Effects of various colostrum feeding methods on serum IgG level in Holstein-Friesian calves. Different alphabets on means in colostrum show significant differences at P<0.05. IgG, Immunoglobulin G; ST, stomach tube feeding; NF, nipple feeding; NS, natural Suckling.

Fig. 2.

Effect of different methods of colostrum on morbidity rate of Holstein-Friesian calves. NS, natural suckling; NF, nipple feeding; ST, stomach tube feeding.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 51, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2399

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