Section 15
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Physiological reactions of buffalo cows maintained in two different housing conditions during summer months

Misra, M.S.; Sen Gupta, B.P.; Roy, A.

Indian J. Dairy Sci 16: 203-215


Accession: 014141666

Five buffalo cows were housed for approx. 3 mths. in a half-walled cattle shed, wallowing being permitted twice daily and grazing between 8 and 10 a.m. Five similar were housed in a cool, closed shelter and were given a shower bath for 5 mins, every 2 hrs.; grazing was permitted from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 6 to 7 p.m. In the 2 houses, max. temp, was 108-1 degrees and 91-3 degrees F resp., and B.H. at 4 p.m., 29.7 and 52.l% resp.

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