International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part B (2018)
Study of socio- economic factors and constraints faced by farmers in backyard poultry rearing in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir
Author(s): Heena Sharma, Preeti, Rohit Kumar and MS Bhadwal
Abstract: The study was conducted to find out the socio-economic profile of poultry owners and the constraints perceived by the farmers in raising the poultry under backyard system. The data was collected from 120 respondents belonging to 10 randomly selected villages of Jammu district. The analysis of the data revealed that the majority of the respondents (48.33%) were middle aged and had medium sized nuclear family (59.17%). Respondents had medium level of education. They had agriculture as their main occupation (32.50%) though majority of the respondents (52.50%) possessed marginal land holdings. Majority of the respondents reported lack of protection against predators, lack of knowledge of schedule of vaccine and high cost of treatment as the major constraints.
How to cite this article:
Heena Sharma, Preeti, Rohit Kumar, MS Bhadwal. Study of socio- economic factors and constraints faced by farmers in backyard poultry rearing in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2018;3(3):82-86.