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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 2220-2224

Adoption of Scientific Health Care Practices of Goat Owners in Chittorgarh District of Rajasthan
Anil Mordia1*, M.C. Sharma2 and Sunil Kumar2
1Livestock Research Station, Dag, Jhalawar, India
2Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Navania, Udaipur-313601, Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner-334001, Rajasthan, India
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Livestock play a vital role in the agriculture and rural economics of the developing world. Animal husbandry is a major economic activity of the rural peoples, especially in the Chittorgarh district of Southern Rajasthan. A field survey was conducted to study adopted scientific goat health care practices of 120 respondents of 8 villages of Chittorgarh and Kapasan tehsils of Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan were interviewed. Adoption is a mental process and depends on many factors viz., awareness knowledge, innovativeness and characteristics of an innovations etc. The study revealed that high adoption was noticed in practicing isolation of sick animals from flock was obtained overall first rank with 81.94 MPS. In which level of adoption Chittorgarh tehsil obtained first rank with 95.56 MPS and Kapasan tehsil obtained second rank with 68.33 MPS in the study area. The disposal of placenta by recommended method obtained overall second rank with 73.89 MPS in which level of adoption Chittorgarh tehsil obtained third rank with 73.89 MPS and Kapasan tehsil obtained first rank with 73.89 MPS in all categories. The overall third rank was obtained by control of in house flies/mosquitoes by suitable disinfectants with 67.78 MPS. Lower adoption was found that Grooming practice for protection of goat from parasites obtained thirteenth in the priority of adoption with 33.61 MPS respectively in the study area.

Keywords: Adoption, Goat owners, Health care, Practices, Chittorgarh and Rajasthan

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Anil Mordia, M.C. Sharma and Sunil Kumar. 2018. Adoption of Scientific Health Care Practices of Goat Owners in Chittorgarh District of RajasthanInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 2220-2224. doi:
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