Al. Parasca

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE MILK PRODUCTION AND MECHANICAL MILKING APTITUDE OF THE HOLSTEIN, ESTONIAN RED AND BLACK AND WHITE OF MOLDAVIAN TYPE BREEDS OF CATTLE

Al. Parasca, S. Chilimar

Abstract
It was studied productivity and quality of milk from cows from Technological Experimental Station Maximovca, Institute of Scientific and Practical Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine in the first 90 days of first lactation. In Republic of Moldova it was created a new type of Black and White breed, Red Estonian breed is reared for about 35 years and Holstein breed was imported from the Netherlands in 2011. It was determined that there were no significant differences between bredds in milk production during the period, which amounted to respective 1120, 1185 and 1906 kg at the fat content in milk and milking speed. Holstein breed cows had a better form of udder.

Key words: cattle, breeds, productivity, milking