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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 1227-1235
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.138


Knowledge of Farm Women about Improved Animal Husbandry Practices in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat
Diksha Sharma1, Nidhi2, Sonika Sharmaand Devendra Kumar Meena4
1Department of Extension Education, SKRAU, Bikaner, India
2Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Maulasar, Nagour, India
3Department of Extension Education, MPUAT, Udaipur, India
4Department of Extension Education, COA, Bharatpur, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Gujarat. The investigation concerned with Saurashtra Region of Gujarat Animal husbandry is the main occupation and Maximum agriculture and animal husbandry practices are followed by the farm women in research area. India occupies the foremost position among the countries of world in respect of livestock. Livestock is an important segment of agriculture in India as it makes bread and butter for small and marginal farmers in country. Animal Husbandry and Dairying may be regarded as a source to create the employment in rural areas all-round the year. Agriculture sector also provides fodder for livestock. Cow and buffalo provide protective food in the form of milk and they also provide draught power for farm operations. More than three fourth of the labour demand in livestock production is met by women. This is one sector where poor contributes to the growth directly instead of getting benefit from growth generated elsewhere. In spite of active involvement of women in different animal husbandry activities, lack of exposure and assess to new technology has restricted women to show their full potential for the growth of livestock sector. It has been estimated that about 86 per cent of the total rural women are working for various agricultural operations therefore study conducted in Gujarat. Hence, an investigation entitled “Knowledge of Farm Women About improved Animal Husbandry Practices in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat” was conducted by random sampling technique selected 120 dairy women with a condition that the respondent has been rearing animals on their farm at least three years or having herd were taken as respondents of Junagadh and Gir Somnath districts in Sauratshra Region of Gujarat.


Keywords: Farm women, Improved animal husbandry and knowledge
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Diksha Sharma, Nidhi, Sonika Sharma and Devendra Kumar Meena. 2018. Knowledge of Farm Women about Improved Animal Husbandry Practices in Saurashtra Region of Gujarat.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 1227-1235. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.138