Organic Milk Production in India

Abstract: This paper covers integrated organic farming and organic milk production in India. An overview on organic farming, organic milk and its quality and principles of organic dairying (conversion period, breeds and breeding, animal husbandry management, animal nutrition and feeding and animal health and veterinary drugs) is provided. The current status, opportunities and challenges of organic dairy farming in India are discussed.

Reference: Mahesh, M. S. (2013). Integrated organic farming and organic milk production: Opportunities and challenges in India. Indian Dairyman 65(5): 56-60.