International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 1, Issue 3, Part A (2016)
Impact of dairy practices adopted by women dairy farmers on milk production at society level
Author(s): R Suresh, K Sarjanrao, Y Ravindrareddy, GRK Sharma and B Punyakumari
Abstract: The study was conducted on 2850 women dairy farmers in the milk shed area of Mulukanoor Women Dairy Cooperative society from 40 villages. The data was collected randomly through pretested interview schedule developed for detailed study on the practices adopted by members and non-members in dairying. 90 percent of the women dairy farmers in member group and 70% in non-member group revealed that there was improvement in animal husbandry practices. 34.2% and 89.20% member women dairy farmers followed regular deworming and vaccination of animals and there was 20% improvement in milk production in 57.5% of the respondent,50% improvement in quality of milk and 30% growth in returns from milk, whereas it was not exceeded maximum 30% in member and non-member group and they do not follow the ideal management practices for the calf management, feeding, breeding and housing of dairy animals which shows that there is a scope for improvement in milk production through proper trainings and education.
How to cite this article:
R Suresh, K Sarjanrao, Y Ravindrareddy, GRK Sharma and B Punyakumari. Impact of dairy practices adopted by women dairy farmers on milk production at society level. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 2016; 1(3): 08-11.