Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - Housing of Cows

    • Lecture 1.1 - Basic Housing Aspects

    • Lecture 1.2 - Principles of Housing 1

    • Lecture 1.11 - Housing Model for 100 cows

    • Lecture 1.3 - Site Selection

    • Lecture 1.4 - Final Layout

    • Lecture 1.5 - Principles of Housing 2

    • Lecture 1.6 - Type of Housing

    • Lecture 1.7 - Ideal Housing for Indian Conditions

    • Lecture 1.8 - Housing Parameters

    • Lecture 1.9 - Shed Layout

    • Lecture 1.10 - Structure Clip

    • Housing of cows pdf

  • 2

    Chapter 2 - Cow Purchase

    • Lecture 2.0.1 - Important Phrases 1

    • Lecture 2.0.2 - Important Phrases 2

    • Lecture 2.1 - Overview

    • Lecture 2.2.1 - Indigenous Breeds

    • Lecture 2.2.2 - Indigenous Draught breeds

    • Lecture 2.2.3 - Exotic & Cross Breeds

    • Lecture 2.3 - Genetic Traits for selection

    • Lecture 2.4.1 - Assessment 1 - Body

    • Lecture 2.4.2 - Assessment 2 - Feet & Legs

    • Lecture 2.4.3 - Assessment 3 - Mammary System

    • Lecture 2.5 - Body Condition Score

    • Lecture 2.6 - Tests

    • Lecture 2.2.4 - Breeds Clip

    • Lecture 2.4.4 - Inspecting Teeth

    • Cow Purchase pdf

  • 3

    Chapter 3 - Prevention, Vaccination & Deworming

    • Lecture 3.1 - Overview

    • Lecture 3.2 - Vaccination 1

    • Lecture 3.3 - Vaccination Schedule

    • Lecture 3.4 - Deworming Schedule

    • Lecture 3.5 - Basic points to be considered while procurement, storage, vaccinating and deworming of cows

    • Lecture 3.6 - Other general preventive care

    • Lecture 3.7 - Zoonotic Diseases, its spread & prevention

    • Prevention, Vaccination and Deworming pdf

  • 4

    Lecture 4 - Differentiating Cows on different factors

    • Lecture 4.1.1 - Monitoring Cow - Body Movement

    • Lecture 4.1.2 - Monitoring Cow - Other Body parts

    • Lecture 4.1.3 - Monitoring Cow - Appetite & Rumination

    • Lecture 4.1.4 - Monitoring Cow - Milk

    • Lecture 4.1.5 - Monitoring Cow - Temperature

    • Lecture 4.2.1 - Hoof Lesions

    • Lecture 4.2.2 - Basic points to improve hoof health

    • Lecture 4.2.3 - Foot Bath 1

    • Lecture 4.2.4 - Foot Bath 2

    • Lecture 4.2.5 - Foot Bath Frequency

    • Lecture 4.2.6 - Maintenance foot bath solutions

    • Lecture 4.3.1 - Hoof Trimming 1

    • Lecture 4.3.2 - Hoof Trimming 2

    • Lecture 4.4.1 - Tick Control - Spraying & Flaming

    • Lecture 4.4.2 - Impact of ticks on cows

    • Lecture 4.4.3 - Tick Control - Pour On

    • Lecture 4.5 - Biosecurity

    • Differentiating cows on different factors pdf

  • 5

    Lecture 5 - Fodder

    • Lecture 5.1 - Importance of fodder

    • Lecture 5.2 - Sources of fodder

    • Lecture 5.3.1 - Types of fodder : Legumes

    • Lecture 5.3.2 - Types of fodder - Cereal

    • Lecture 5.3.3 - Type of fodder - Grass fodder

    • Lecture 5.3.4 - Types of fodder - Tree fodder

    • Lecture 5.4.1 - Effect of inconsistency in food quality and supply

    • Lecture 5.4.3 - Major quality norms of green fodder : Harvesting

    • Lecture 5.4.4 - Anti-nutritional factors in different fodders

    • Lecture 5.5.1 - Silage : Why Silage?

    • Lecture 5.5.2 - Silage : Methods of Silage making

    • Lecture 5.5.3 - Silage : Important stages in silage making

    • Lecture 5.5.4 - Silage - Important stages in silage making - 2

    • Lecture 5.6 - Haylage

    • Lecture 5.7.1 - Hay Making 1

    • Lecture 5.7.2 - Hay Making - Basic methods of making hay

    • Lecture 5.7.3 - Hay making - Problems

    • Lecture 5.8 - Improve quality of agro-residues used as fodder

    • Fodder pdf

  • 6

    Lecture 6 - Feed

    • Lecture 6.1 - Impact of water

    • Lecture 6.2 - Water Intake

    • Lecture 6.3.1 - Water Quality

    • Lecture 6.3.2 - Water Quality 2

    • Lecture 6.4.1 - Basic nutrition elements

    • Lecture 6.4.2 - Nutrition Elements - 1

    • Lecture 6.4.3 - Nutrition Elements 2 - Fiber

    • Lecture 6.4.4 - Nutrition Elements 2 - Carbohydrates

    • Lecture 6.4.5 - Nutrition Elements 3 - Energy

    • Lecture 6.4.6 - Nutrition Elements 4 - Fats

    • Lecture 6.4.7 - Nutrition Elements 5 - Protein & Water

    • Lecture 6.4.8 - Nutrition Elements 6 - Minerals & Vitamins

    • Lecture 6.5 - Feed Segregation groups

    • Lecture 6.6 - Nutrient Requirement at different stages

    • Lecture 6.7 - Ration Design

    • Lecture 6.8.1 - Major Quality Norms in concentrate feed - DM%

    • Lecture 6.8.2 - Anti-nutritional factors for dairy cows

    • Lecture 6.9.1 - Basic points to be considered while feeding dairy cows

    • Lecture 6.9.2 - Feed Mill and TMR video

    • Lecture 6.10 - Metabolic disorders in dairy cows

    • Lecture 6.11.1 - Nutrition check list - Body Condition Score

    • Lecture 6.11.2 - Nutrition check list - Dung Score

    • Lecture 6.11.3 - Nutrition check list - Locomotion Score

    • Lecture 6.11.4 - Nutrition check list - Milk Urea Nitrogen

    • Lecture 6.11.5 - Nutrition Check list - Rumination and activity monitoring system

    • Feed pdf

  • 7

    Lecture 7 - Breeding

    • Lecture 7.1 - Basic points to be considered in breeding of dairy cows

    • Lecture 7.2 - Identify cows in heat based on symptoms

    • Lecture 7.3.1 - Advantages of artificial inseminations

    • Lecture 7.3.2 - Disadvantages of artificial inseminations

    • Lecture 7.3.3 - Steps and Care to be taken in A.I.

    • Lecture 7.3.4 - Steps in A.I.

    • Lecture 7.3.5 - Care to be taken in AI

    • Lecture 7.3.6 - Semen storage

    • Lecture 7.4 - Pregnancy diagnosis

    • Lecture 7.5 - Calving interval

    • Lecture 7.6.1 - Transition management

    • Lecture 7.6.2 - Drying off period

    • Lecture 7.6.3 - Drying Off Precautions

    • Lecture 7.6.4- Pre- calving management

    • Lecture 7.6.5 - Important activities in closeup period

    • Lecture 7.6.6 - Cares to be taken in calving and fresh period of cows

    • Lecture 7.7 - Automation

    • Breeding pdf

  • 8

    Lecture 8 - Calf Raising

    • Lecture 8.1 - Care to be taken immediately after birth, Importance of first colostrum

    • Lecture 8.2 - Feeding schedule of calves till weaning period, milk fed calves

    • Lecture 8.3.1 - Calf Starter and Water Important for Rumen Development

    • Lecture 8.3.2 - Calf Starter formulation for understanding

    • Lecture 8.3.3 - Calf Starter and Water Importance for Rumen Development 2

    • Lecture 8.3.4 - Feeding schedule for dairy calves

    • Lecture 8.4.1 - Calf score

    • Lecture 8.4.2 - Weaning Calves

    • Lecture 8.5 - Housing of Calves

    • Lecture 8.6 - Vaccination and deworming schedule of new born calves

    • Lecture 8.7 - Age group wise parameters

    • Calf Raising Pdf

  • 9

    Chapter 9 - Milking

    • Lecture 9.1 - Overview

    • Lecture 9.2 - Importance of consistent timely and proper milking practices

    • Lecture 9.3- Methods of Milking

    • Lecture 9.4- Importance of Milking sequence

    • Lecture 9.4.1- Milking video

    • Lecture 9.5- Prevention and Control of Mastitis. Importance of hygiene on Farm

    • Lecture 9.6- Importance of CIP(Cleaning in Process)

    • Lecture 9.7- Milk Quality Standards and its Management

    • Lecture 9.8- Parameters of Clean Milk Production

    • Milking PDF

  • 10

    Chapter 10 - Equipments

    • Lecture 10.1 - Overview

    • Lecture 10.2 - Milking Machines

    • Lecture 10.2.1 - Milking Machine Manufacturers

    • Lecture 10.3 - TMR Mixer Wagon

    • Lecture 10.4 - Bulk Milk Cooler

    • Lecture 10.5 - Tractor And Other Parts

    • Lecture 10.6 Grooming Brush, Water Tanks & Water Pump

    • Lecture 10.7 - Fans, Foggers & Sprinklers

    • Lecture 10.8 RFID Tags, AI Kits, Trimming Set, Weighing Scale & Water Treatment Plant

    • Lecture 10.9 - Miscellaneous Equipments

    • Equipments - PDF

  • 11

    Chapter 11 - Commercial Calculations Of A Model Farm

    • Lecture 11.1 - Overview

    • Lecture 11.2 - Assumptions

    • Lecture 11.3 - Herd Calculations & Space Required

    • Lecture 11.4 - Capital Expenditure

    • Lecture 11.5 - Operational Cost

    • Lecture 11.6 - ROI Calculations

    • Lecture 11.7 - Importance Of Milk Product Combinations

    • Lecture 11.8 - Importance Of Timely Selling & Value Addition Through Composting

    • Lecture 11.9 - Managing Summer Heat Stress