Lactation performance of does and growth rates of kids under different milking methods

Guney O., Darcan N.

6th International Symposium on the Milking of Small Ruminants, Athens, Yunanistan, 26 Eylül - 01 Ekim 1998, ss.315-317 identifier

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  • Basıldığı Şehir: Athens
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Yunanistan
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.315-317


This experiment was conducted to compare different milking procedures for dairy goats. In the trial, German Fawn x Hair (native goat) first back-cross does (B-GI) that kidded singles were randomly assigned to treatment groups: (HU) milking half udder while kids were suckling the other half, (C) kids suckling all the milk in the morning and evening (control group), (ER) kids suckling all the milk in the morning and does milking in the evening and (ER+MR) kids suckling with residual milk in morning and evening. Measurements of milk yield, milk suckled and weights of kids were taken during the first 8 weeks of lactation.