Presented by- Dilruba Hossain Junior teacher Bangladesh International School and College Dhaka
1.To know present condition of availability and demand of meat. 2. To know importance of cattle fattening 3. To know the process of fattening
Importance and statistics Cattles specially cow is the main source of our protein. To fulfill the demand of protein, the country such as Bangladesh need to focus on cattle fatteniing for meat. Daily requirement of meat:120g/day/person Availability:24g /day/person
Cattle selection and purchase: Bullocks are suitable for fattening. For this purpose, it is better to purchase a bull calf of 1.5 to 2 years of age.
Housing: House should be built on a land of 1.5m x 2 m dimension for each cattle.
Feed (ration) formulation for fattening: Feed that are mixed with urea and molasses are helpful for fattening. These items can be supplied in two ways 1) By mixing with straw and 2) By mixing with concentrate.
Preparation of cattle feed by mixing urea with straw: 1. Firstly, a dol (large type basket) is taken and plastered with mud then dried. 2. 20 liters of water is taken in a bucket 3. 1 kg of urea is mixed with that water 4. Small amount of straw is kept in the dol and then urea solution is sprayed over it. Pressing is done while adding straw 5. Dol is fulfilled with straw in this way. 6. Dol is covered with polythene after filling it and kept it tied. 7. After 10-12 days straw will be taken out of the dol and will be kept outside for sun drying. 8. After sun drying straw will be suitable for feeding. 9. Generally cattle should be supplied with straw that is mixed with 3 kg of urea. 10. Each day, 300-400 gm of molasses should be mixed with straw.
Preparation of cattle feed by mixing urea with straw Dol