Enumerate any six essentials of good, effective Dairy Farm Management Practices.
(i) Selection of good breeds with high yielding potential (under the climatic conditions of the area) and resistance to various diseases.
(ii) Cattle should be housed-well, have sufficient water and should be kept in diseased-free conditions.
(iii) They should be fed in a scientific manner with an emphasis on quality and quantity of fodder.
(iv) Regular inspection and keeping proper records of all the activities of dairy is also important.
(v) Regular visits of a veterinary doctor is necessary.
(vi) Stringent cleanliness and hygiene of both the catde and the handler are very important during milking, storage and transport of milk and its products.