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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(8): 1642-1649
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.188


Existing Housing Management Practices Followed by Rural Dairy Animal Owners in Sabar Dairy Milk Shed of Gujarat
Praveen Pilaniya1, P.M. Desai2 and Anil Mordia3
1Division of Livestock Production Management, Postgraduate Institute of Veterinary Education and Research Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382010, India
2Adjacent Faculty of Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat-382010, India
3Livestock Research Station, Dag, Jhalawar, Rajasthan (RAJUVAS, Bikaner)-326514, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study on status of housing practices followed by the dairy owners in Gujarat was conducted in Sabarkantha districts. The data were collected from randomly selected 150 dairy animal owners through personal interview using pre-tested structured schedule from three clusters (Ider, Prantij and Himmatnagar) was selected at randomly. The study revealed that majority of respondents (52.66%) provided of the respondents kept their animals in pucca houses, whereas 36.66 per cent kept in kuccha type house of which 48.66 per cent animal sheds were nearby their dwellings. About 39.33 per cent of respondents had pucca floor in an animal shed. About 39.33 per cent of respondents had single roof shed. The roof made by galvanized iron sheet (50.00%) was prevalent in the study area. The majority (76.00%) of the respondents prepared wall of the shed from brick and lime/cement. 100 per cent respondents provided manger to their animal and a large number of respondents had pucca manger (68.00%). 68.66 per cent of the respondents had constructed water trough in an animal shed. The majority (64.00%) of dairy animal owners used bedding material for the pregnant animal. Mostly 70.00 per cent respondents had a proper light provision in an animal shed, pucca drainage facility for urine drain (42.00%) and 70.66% respondents were aware of protecting their animals against inclement weather/climatic conditions.


Keywords: Dairy animals, Housing, Management, Practices, Animal owners and Gujarat
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Praveen Pilaniya, P.M. Desai and Anil Mordia. 2018. Existing Housing Management Practices Followed by Rural Dairy Animal Owners in Sabar Dairy Milk Shed of Gujarat.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(8): 1642-1649. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.708.188