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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(4): 3570-3578
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.402


Common Animal Husbandry Practices by the Farmers of Indo-Bangladesh International Border Areas of Assam
L. Hussain1, K.K. Saharia1, I.U. Sheikh2, A. Borgohain1, Sanghamitra Kalita3, M.N. Ray1 and K.H. Bulbul2
1Department of Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022, India
2F.V.Sc & A.H, SKUAST-Kashmir, Shuhama, India
3Department of Poultry Science, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in higher cattle concentrated Kamarpara, Kukurmara and Mankachar villages falling in the Indo Bangladesh International Border areas out of the total of fifteen such villages in Dhubri District, Assam. Thirty six farmers each having at least two yielding cattle/buffaloes in those villages was selected randomly making the total sample size 108. Socio- personal, communicational, economic and psychological and managerial data were collected on a reliable (r=0.93) and valid (content validated) interview schedule specially prepared for this purpose. Data were collected from January to March, 2012 personally by the researcher quite a large number. Majority of farmers (48.15 per cent) had low followed by medium (36.11 per cent) and high (15.74 per cent) level of adoption practices in breeding, although majority of them (68.52 per cent) occupied medium level of adoption category followed by 21.29 per cent in high level and 10.19 per cent practicing low level of scientific feeding practices. As high as about 90.00 per cent of the respondents occupied medium to high category of distribution on feeding. More than two third (78.70 per cent) of the respondents managed livestock farm in better locations. A large majority (83.33 per cent) of the respondents had Kutcha houses for their livestock. About 90.00 per cent of farmers disinfecting their farm once a week. Except a very few almost all (93.57 per cent) the farmers had better source of water supply. A large majority of the respondents (94.44 per cent) had electricity supply in their farms. Nearby market was used mostly/regularly by 98.15 per cent of the farmers for marketing purpose. In the present study, majority of the farmers (68.51 per cent) maintained medium level of management/health care followed by 21.30 per cent and 10.19 per cent farmers maintaining high and low level of management/health care. About 90.00 per cent of the respondents fall in the medium to high category of management/health care practices which considering the difficulties, looked healthy.


Keywords: Areca nut, UHPLC, Redox titration, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
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Hussain, L., K.K. Saharia, I.U. Sheikh, A. Borgohain, Sanghamitra Kalita, M.N. Ray and Bulbul, K.H. 2018. Common Animal Husbandry Practices by the Farmers of Indo-Bangladesh International Border Areas of Assam.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(4): 3570-3578. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.402