PREPARATIONS FOR FORAGE AND SILAGE

Caretakers arrange for silage at this time by soaking dry grass, jaggery, press cakes and other concentrative. This is soaked until 4:30 pm and is then offered in the evening to all the cows and bulls. The caretakers fill all the troughs with green grass before the cows come back from grazing.

DAY REST

After this, the cows take rest or keep strolling in the freestall barn that provides the cows with a clean, dry, comfortable resting area and easy access to food and water. The cows are not restrained and are free to enter, lie down, rise and leave the barn whenever they desire. They don’t have a […]

OPEN GRAZING

At 8:00 AM, the cows are ready to go for open grazing assisted by two cowboys from the Goshala. As the doors open, the cows rush to the forest and happily graze for nearly two and a half hours. While they are away, the Goshala staff cleans the dung from the barn. Twice a week, […]