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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 1022-1029
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.120


Study on the Constraints of Animal Husbandry Farmers during Drought in Western Parts of Odisha, India
Devi Prasanna Swain1*, Arunasis Goswami1, Bhabesh Chandra Das2, Debasis Ganguliand Madan Mohan Mahapatra3
1Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, WBUAFS, Kolkata, India
2Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, OUAT, Odisha, India
3Department of Fisheries and Animal Resources Development, Govt. of Odisha, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was carried out to know the major constraints of animal husbandry farmers in drought prone western Odisha. A total of 72 respondents engaged in animal husbandry as primary occupation selected randomly from 3 district of western Odisha namely Bolangir, Kalahandi and Nuapad. The sampling method in selection of respondents became a stratified random sampling. During the study respondents stated that drought caused decrease in productivity of animals, affected Marketing facility for livestock and livestock products, threatened household food security as there was low production from animals were the 1st three constraints in animal husbandry. According to the farmers interacted regarding animal husbandry constraints the rank order of the constraints were in the order of drought caused decrease in productivity of animals, affected marketing facility for livestock and livestock products, threatened household food security, distress sale of livestock and livestock products, drought affected cost of feed, diseases in animals which resulted in low production, drought affected schooling of children, reduction in household income, affected veterinary service delivery system, affected the social and psychological well being. But majority of the animal husbandry respondents stated that drought is not a severe threat to the animal husbandry farmers as they are not dependant on climatic variations.


Keywords: Drought, Odisha, Animal husbandry, constraints
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Devi Prasanna Swain, Arunasis Goswami, Bhabesh Chandra Das, Debasis Ganguli and Madan Mohan Mahapatra. 2019. Study on the Constraints of Animal Husbandry Farmers during Drought in Western Parts of Odisha.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 1022-1029. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.120