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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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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 2607-2613

Training Needs of Buffalo Farmers in Madhepura District of Bihar, India
Ankush Bharti1, Debasis Ganguli1, Arunasis Goswami1 and Pankaj Kumar2
1Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, West Bengal University of Animal and fishery sciences, Kolkata- 700037, India
 2Bihar Veterinary College, Patna, India
*Corresponding author

The training can be more effective and significant when analysis of training needs prior to the beginning of training programmes and imparting knowledge according to the needs of the farmers. The present study was conducted in the Madhepura District of Bihar with the purpose of identifying training needs of buffalo farmers. Seven different farming practices were undertaken for study as farmers training needs. Under each major component, specific and relevant training need items were collected and systematically incorporated into the structured interview schedule. The findings of study revealed that the 72 per cent of the respondents conveyed their opinion regarding training needs about proper housing management as most needed followed by feeding management practices of animal (70%), nutritional management (61%), general management of animal (57%), health care and management practices (55%), proper milking practices (33%) and breeding management practices (29%). Study also depicted overall training needs along with various factors relating to training needs.

Keywords: Buffalo farmer, Training, Madhepura, Bihar

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Ankush Bharti, Debasis Ganguli, Arunasis Goswami and Pankaj Kumar. 2018. Training Needs of Buffalo Farmers in Madhepura District of BiharInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 2607-2613. doi:
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