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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 1151-1156
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.126


Socio Economic Profile of Jaffrabadi Buffalo Farmers in Saurashtra Region
Shilpa Jayebhaye1, Menka Jayebhaye1, Vinod Potdar2*, Tejashree Shirsath2
Velu Dhanikachalam3, Santosh Kumar Jadhav3, Suresh B. Gokhale4 and Marimuthu Swaminathan5
Central Research Station, BAIF Development Research Foundation, Uruli Kanchan Pune-412202, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The livestock survey of Jaffrabadi buffalo conducted in five districts of Saurashtra region of Gujrat state. The data collected from 1045 farmers through face to face interview from Amreli, Rajkot, Junagadh, Bhavnagar and Girsomnath districts as per farmer’s population 57, 21, 12, 6 and 4 %respectively. The 50% of total farmers were practising Agricultural farming as their main occupation, the percentage fraction of farmers involved in other activities as main occupation were 31in Dairying, 12 in working as labour and 7 in service. According to land distribution, 11% were large (above 2.5 acres) farmers, the fraction of marginal, small landholders and landless was 32, 30 and 26% respectively. It was observed that 47% farming families consume boiled milk, 38% consume raw milk and 16% consume both raw and boiled milk. The pattern of animal drinking watering provision system was studied. In the study watering of animal’s percentage was studied as co- manual and own. It was found that 56 were Co-manual, 41 own and 3 own and co-manual type. More than half the fraction (57%) farmers preferred Stall feeding while 43% followed grazing. For breeding animals, both natural (41 per cent) and artificial insemination method (59 per cent) were followed.


Keywords: Socio economic profile, Farmers land holding, Farmer’s occupation
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Shilpa Jayebhaye, Menka Jayebhaye, Vinod Potdar, Tejashree Shirsath, Velu Dhanikachalam, Santosh Kumar Jadhav, Suresh B. Gokhale and Marimuthu Swaminathan. 2020. Socio Economic Profile of Jaffrabadi Buffalo Farmers in Saurashtra RegionInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 1151-1156. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.126