Ration Balancing for Sustainable Animal Production: Resources and Methodology
- Ration balancing,
- Animal production,
- Feed resources,
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Ration balancing is prime consideration to uplift the animal husbandry sector. Balanced ration is the key factor to influence the productivity of animals as well as declines the cost of animal production. A large quantity of feed resources are available, those are fully capable to nourish the livestock sector. Various scientific methods viz. Thumb rule method, Pierson’s square method, Algebric method, computerized model etc. are available to formulate balanced ration, by implementing them on available feed resources. Thus, fully utilization of available feed resources and implementation of scientific feeding methodologies are key forecast for development in animal husbandry sector.