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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 2795-2803
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.338


Socio- Economic Characteristic of Goat Keepers in Marwar Region of Rajasthan State, India
Shripal Siyak1*, M. L. Gurjar1, M. C. Sharma1, Rohitash Kumar2 and Dushyant Dev Bhal3
1Department of Livestock Production Management,
2Department of Vety. & A.H. Extension Education
3Department of Veterinary Pathology, CVAS, Navania, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur (Rajasthan)-313601, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Marwar region of Rajasthan selected purposely keeping in view the fact that the region has highest goat population. The present study was conducted in Jodhpur, Nagaur and Pali districts selected purposely keeping in view the fact that the district has highest goat population of Marwar region of South-Western Rajasthan. One tehsil was selected from each districts viz. Bilara from Jodhpur, Nagaur from Nagaur and Sojat from Pali Districts were randomly selected. To meet the required sample size from each tehsil, four villages were selected from each tehsils. Thus, total twelve villages were selected for the present study. Therefore 15 respondents were randomly selected from each selected villages. The total sample size for this study was 180 goat keepers. The study revealed that majority of goat owners were had that the majority (65.55%) of the total respondents were middle age group followed by young 19.45 per cent and old age group15.00 per cent It was observed that majority of the respondents education level were illiterate (63.89%), respondents had large size families (41.11%), living joint type family (81.67%), male headed goat owners (96.67%) and small land holders (65%). The maximum goat owners of the study area from OBC (56.11%). showed that majority (51.67%) of the respondents had low level of income while 37.22 per cent had medium level of income and remaining11.11 per cent respondents had high level of income from goats rearing practices in the study area.


Keywords: Goat owners, Age, Education, Socio economic profile, Marwar region
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Shripal Siyak, M. L. Gurjar, M. C. Sharma, Rohitash Kumar and Dushyant Dev Bhal. 2020. Socio- Economic Characteristic of Goat Keepers in Marwar Region of Rajasthan State, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 2795-2803. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.338