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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:3, March, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(3): 1964-1968

Study on Knowledge of Owners of Milch Animals about Animal Breeding in Tribal Area of South Gujarat
B. Bhinsara*, P. D. Verma, J. J. Pastagia and Hitesh Parmar
Krishi Vigyan Kendra-Narmada, Navsari Agricultural University, Narmada, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was conducted to know the knowledge of dairy animal owners in animal breeding practices a field survey in Surat district (Mahuva, Mandvi, Umarpada and Mangrol talukas.  From each talukas three villages (60 cattle owners) were selected to take the observation related to the study. The present study revealed that majority of dairy farmers were belonged to middle to old age group, educate up to primary and secondary level, marginal to small land holdings, rearing animals up to 10. Among respondents belonged to medium to high level of knowledge and low to medium level of adoption respectively. Knowledge and adoption were positively correlated with breeding efficiency of animals significantly. That clearly showed the importance of improved practices. In the regression analysis the contribution of all the selected independent variables were up to the extent of 67.86 per cent contributed with breeding efficiency of the animals clearly showed the importance of selected variables under study namely Age, Education, Size of land holding, Total No. of Animals, No of calving, Age of animals, Age at 1st calving, No. of A.I, Knowledge and Adoption. It was observed from the results of this study that the breeding efficiency in tribal areas is very low ie73.33 % of the animals having low breeding efficiency.

Keywords: Knowledge, Animal Breeding, Breeding efficiency

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Bhinsara, D. B., P. D. Verma, J. J. Pastagia and Hitesh Parmar. 2021. Study on Knowledge of Owners of Milch Animals about Animal Breeding in Tribal Area of South Gujarat.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(3): 1964-1968. doi:
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