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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:11, November, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(11): 2487-2492

Economic Analysis of Milk Production in Satara District of Maharashtra
S. L. Jadhav1, K. V. Deshmukh2 and R. D. Shelke1
1Department of Agricultural Economics, COA, Latur, India
2Department of Agricultural Economics, COA, Parbhani, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted to find out cost and returns obtained from the crossbreed cow milk production in Satara district of Maharashtra. Multistage sampling technique was used for this study. For this study Satara district was purposively selected. In Satara district six villages were selected randomly from the two tehsils in satara district. The 90 sample farmers were selected from the six villages on the basis of milk production obtained by the farmers. The 90 farmers was categorized as small (1-2cow), medium (3-5cow), large (5-10 cow) on the basis of number of crossbreed present. The tabular analysis was used for calculating the cost and returns obtained from the milk production. The maintenance cost at the overall level, per cow cost of maintenance was 327612.89 . In total maintenance cost 81% cost was variable cost and 19% cost was on fixed capital. The gross returns obtained from small, medium and large farmer was Rs 186112, 503143.75 and 936580.5.

Keywords: Crossbreed cow milk production, Cost and returns, Variable cost

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Jadhav, S. L., K. V. Deshmukh and Shelke, R. D. 2020. Economic Analysis of Milk Production in Satara District of Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(11): 2487-2492. doi:
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