Added by on 2019-01-11

The Hydroponic Fodder as an alternative to conventional method of green fodder production, hydroponics technology is coming up to grow fodder for farm animals. Green fodders produced by growing seeds without soil but in water or nutrients rich solutions are known as hydroponics green fodder. Compared to conventional methods of growing fodder, hydroponic fodder requires lesser space and produces highly nutritious fodder than soil farming. The Hydroponic Fodder Growing System in simple way we can say that it consists of a framework of shelves on which plastic trays are stacked. After soaking overnight, a layer of seeds is spread over the base of the trays. During the growing period, the seeds are kept moist, but not saturated. They are supplied with moisture usually via spray irrigation. Holes in the trays facilitate drainage of excess water. The seeds will usually sprout within 8 to 12 hours after soaking and in 7 days have produced a 8 to 10 inch high grass mat. Hydroponic fodder is much more easily digestible, full of nutrients and enzymes that the energy spent on this digestion process would be far less with the resultant extra energy being diverted to milk production and growth. Need of Hydroponic Technology in Green Fodder Production Hydroponics technology is required to overcome the following constraints for the production of quality green fodder. In case of small land holdings. & non-availability of fertile lands for green fodder cultivation. When the irrigation/water facility, fencing, land preparations resources /labour are limited. In mining and coastal belt areas where it has limited area for growing green fodder dairy industry. In areas, where destruction of fodder is caused by stray cattle’s and other wild animals. In regions, where dairy farmers spend higher cost for labour for green fodder cultivation. In regions, where demand of green fodder […]

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20 Comments

  • Abdullah Phulpoto 1 week ago

    sir have you some idea that one kg of corn seed give who much green fodder

  • Aqeel Abbas 1 week ago

    nice

  • deepak Mule 1 week ago

    Good system

  • 61riaz 1 week ago

    Very poor stuff used for this job

  • Amrik Singh anand 1 week ago

    Hi this Amrik Singh Anand from New Delhi, I am growing wheatgrass since last 18 years. I use only vermi compouse thatswhy my wheatgrass benefits are manifolds, is very effective. Krishma wheat grass, 9999860885,9212004972

  • Kuldip Kaur Kalsi 1 week ago

    Good very good

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  • say wok 1 week ago

    How to get of seeds

  • muhammad kamran 1 week ago

    how much kg of seed required lets say wheat, per square feet space? and is their any requirement of fertilizer or something else.

  • pallab rahman 1 week ago

    Can you give your mobile number please

  • M mangla 1 week ago

    Thank you for the information

  • Muhammad Rizwan 1 week ago

    I can help you more to get all system automatic

  • Dinesh Lamichhane 1 week ago

    I tried to grow wheatgrass hydroponically but I found the height of the wheatgrass is not so long. Is the wheatgrass grown hydroponically shorter in comparison to the wheatgrass grown with soil?

  • Jagar 1 week ago

    I have a hydroponic system using 5 kgs of corn seed every day and they are growing good and the cows likes it very much and are giving more milk than earlier., I have made system to spray water mist on the seed through timer to spray water for 1 minute after every 3 hours ; now I am facing problem with black flies ( Gnat flies ) can you suggest any organic way to keep the black flies away.

  • Muhammad Hassan 1 week ago

    What is benefits of this and is it batter then feed wanda

  • Syed Sulaiman 1 week ago

    What s about the temperature

  • Ahmad my 1 week ago

    Masha Allah Good Job

  • Syed Ahamed 1 week ago

    Are need any other Feed to cows apart from this feed? plz share me your number so that i can discuses about this looking for your advice. 9980168066
    Thanks and Regards

  • Ananth Reddy 1 week ago

    Superb idea

  • Wadera Wadera 1 week ago

    Good job