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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 1203-1212
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.135


Survey on Socio Economic and Milking Patterns of Buffaloes Owners in Junagadh and Porbandar District of Gujarat
B.A. Pata1, M.D. Odedra1, A.R. Ahlawat1, H.H. Savsani1 and T.K. Patbandha1 and M.P. Sarma1
College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Junagadh Agricultural University Junagadh -362001, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present investigation was carried out to study the socio-economic and milking patterns adopted by buffalo keepers in Junagadh and Porbandar districts of Gujarat State. A random sample of 300 buffalo owners were selected from three talukas of Junagadh and two talukas of Porbandar district. The study showed that a majority of buffalo owners (40%) were literate and belonged to middle age group. In the study area, 50.34% of the buffalo owners had large land holding and had nuclear type of family. In this area 82% respondents milked buffaloes by knuckling method and most of the buffalo owners cleaned udder and teats of buffalo before milking. Majority of respondents milked their animal two times with dry hand and used open mouth bucket. Maximum (87.33%) buffalo owners transported milk to co-operative society by themselves and practiced diagnose for mastitis in their animals.


Keywords: Socio economic, Milking patterns, Buffaloes owners, Gujarat
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Pata, B.A., M.D. Odedra, A.R. Ahlawat, H.H. Savsani and T.K. Patbandha and Sarma, M.P. 2018. Survey on Socio Economic and Milking Patterns of Buffaloes Owners in Junagadh and Porbandar District of Gujarat.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 1203-1212. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.135