India’s dairy Industry is facing constant challenge to meet the increasing demand of Milk among the people despite being the largest milk producer in the world. It is mainly attributed to the exponentially growing population of India.
In such a situation, the biggest problem with the livestock farmer face is that of increasing the milk production. Many times it is seen that in the interest of getting more milk from their animals, livestock farmers give hormone injections to their cows & buffaloes, that makes them start giving more milk. But let us tell you that doing so not only affects the health of the animal, but consuming such milk can prove to be dangerous for others as well.
But don’t worry! In this article, we will tell you how to increase the milking capacity of Cows & Buffaloes in natural & safe manner.
Natural & Easy Ways to Increase Milk Production in cows & Buffaloes
Discussed below are Home remedies to enhance the milk production among the livestock animals:
Include Cowpea in Cattle Feed
According to the Animal Husbandry Department, feeding cowpea grass increases the milk of the cow. Medicinal properties are found in cowpea grass increases the milk production capacity of the cows. It does not have any adverse effect on the health of the cow. The specialty of cowpea grass is that this grass is more digestible than other grasses. It is rich in protein and fiber which is essential for dairy animals.
Make Home Medicine to Increase Milk of Cow & Buffalo
To increase the quantity of milk of cow and buffalo, you can make a medicine at home. For this you will need some things which are easily available to you.
To make this medicine, you will need 250 grams of wheat porridge, 100 grams of jaggery syrup, 50 grams of fenugreek, a raw coconut, 25-25 grams of cumin and carom seeds.
First of all, cook the porridge, fenugreek and jaggery. After this, grind the coconut & mix. When it cools down, feed it to the animal. These ingredients should be fed only in the morning on an empty stomach for 2 months starting one month before giving birth to baby cow and should be fed till one month after giving birth.
25 g of carom seeds and cumin seeds each should be given only after 3 days of cow’s calf. By doing this you will soon start getting good results.
Home Made Medicine from Mustard oil & flour to Increase Milk Production
The quantity of Cow or Buffalo milk can also be increased by feeding a medicine made of mustard oil and flour.
First of all, take 200 to 300 grams of mustard oil, 250 grams of wheat flour. Now mix the two together and feed the animal in the evening. Keep in mind that the animal should not be given water after feeding the medicine.
Not only this, the medicine should also not be given with water. Otherwise the animal may have a cough problem. This medicine should be fed to the animal only for 7-8 days, after which this medicine should be stopped. At the same time, the green fodder and cottonseed meal should be continued.