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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): 2916-2920

An Economic Analysis of Cattle Marketing in Beed District of Maharashtra
V.S. Thombre, R.D. Shelke* and A.S. Rahane
Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, Latur, India
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Cattle market play an important role in connecting sellers and Buyers and an efficient market is essential to promote the growth. Multistage sampling design was adopted to study the economic analysis of cattle marketing in Beed district of Maharashtra. The study sample comprised of 2 cattle market. 15 sellers, 15 buyers and 15 brokers from each market were selected randomly. Study revealed that, in the total marketing cost, preparation cost accounted to be the highest in case of Buffalo followed by Bullock and Cow respectively. The transportation cost was more or less same of all categories of animals. Brokerage charge also paid both the Buyer and Seller. The cattle owner’s share in general varied from 86 to 91 % to the total price paid by the Buyer. The maximum share (90.52%) in case of Bullock and minimum share (87.70%) in case of Cow. On an average percentage share of intermediaries in the Buyer’s price was 11.18 %.

Keywords: Cattle, Marketing cost and Price spread

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Thombre, V.S., R.D. Shelke and Rahane, A.S. 2020. An Economic Analysis of Cattle Marketing in Beed District of Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(11): 2916-2920. doi:
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