Buffalo Poshahaar is an educational mobile app, designed and developed by ICAR-CIRB, Hisar to impart knowledge and as a guide for buffalo owners VLDA and graduating veterinarians. The App provides basic information on different areas of buffalo nutrition by dividing the whole content into six distinct segments. The major areas and sub areas covered are;, Buffalo feed management (balanced ration, feed management according to different physiological stages of buffaloes, importance of salt & drinking water, preparation of low cost concentrate mixture, mineral mixture, complete feed block). Fodder management and conservation (green fodder production, hay & silage making at small scale), Calf feed management (colostrum feeding , calf weaning, calf milk replacer, calf starter), Common nutritional deficiency /metabolic diseases (milk fever/parturient paresis / post parturient hypoglycaemia, ketosis,downer syndrome),Toxicity or poisoning in animals (toxicity caused by pollutants, insecticide and other agro-based,urea poisoning, hydro-cyanide acid, nitrate-nitrite & aflatoxicosis) and Faulty feeding practice (bloat, rumen acidosis / rumenitis) with unique photographs.
The App is presently available in Hindi and English languages. Complete App content has audio backup with download facility.