Qisthon, Arif and Busono, Woro and Surjowardojo, Puguh and Suyadi, Suyadi (2020) The potential of the development of Holstein crossbreed dairycows in tropical lowland Indonesia: study of physiological andmilk production by body cooling treatment. Indian Journal of Animal Research, 54 (7). pp. 846-850. ISSN 0976-0555

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Abstract

The research aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of body cooling techniques on physiological and milk production of Holstein crossbreddairy cow at lowland area during the dry season. Three treatments have been done for 30 days that were: none, fans, and watersprinkling cooling, for 30 minutes each at 08.00 and 11.00 h. The effects of treatment are not significant (P > 0.05) on air temperature,RH, THI, respiration rate, heart rate and heat tolerance coefficient. The rectal temperature by sprinkling (38.76C) was within thenormal range, lower (P < 0.05) than the fans (39.59C) and none (39.57C). Sprinkling increased serum T3 concentrations (2.81 ng/ml), higher than none (1.58 ng/ml) (P < 0.05). The effect of treatment is not significant (P > 0.05) on milk production, dry matter, TDNand crude protein intake. The research highlighted that water sprinkling was effective in maintaining normal physiological condition ofHolstein crossbreed cows in hot lowland environments. Key words: Air temperature, Fans, Heat Stress, Sprinklers, Temperature-humidity index

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Fakultas Pertanian (FP) > Prodi Peternakan
Depositing User: ARIF QISTHON
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2020 00:59
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2020 00:59
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/23528

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