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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(1): 1736-1741
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.901.193


Training Needs of Goat Entrepreneurs in Tamil Nadu
Sireesha Pulla1*, R. Nithiaselvi2, P. Mathialagan1 and P. Thilakar1
1Department of Veterinary & A.H Extension Education
2Department of Animal Genetics & Breeding, Madras Veterinary College, TamilNadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), Chennai- 600007, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was conducted on the entrepreneurs interested in goat farming in the state of Tamil Nadu.The training needs of the selected goat entrepreneurs were assessed in six major areas viz. management, breeding, feeding, housing, health care and marketing and record keeping.The study revealed that in the area of Goat care and management, Care and management of kid was perceived to be the most important training need followed by Housing system and its cleaning.  With respect to feeding management, maximum training need was expressed about feeding of pregnant does and its importance followed by feeding of buck and its importance. Practices for increasing twinning and triplets percentage was the most needed training sub area in the area of breeding management. Most needed training sub area reported by goat entrepreneurs were information about disease and prevention and destruction of internal and external parasites and its importance in disease and health care management. Training on tools for profitable goat farming was the most needed training sub area in the area of marketing and record keeping.


Keywords: Training needs, Goat entrepreneurs, Training Need Index
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Sireesha Pulla, R. Nithiaselvi, P. Mathialagan and P. Thilakar. 2020. Training Needs of Goat Entrepreneurs in Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(1): 1736-1741. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.901.193