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Vol. 9, Special Issue 4 (2020)

Knowledge gain and adoption of clean milk production through training

Author(s):
Sunil Kumar NM, Akshay Kumar, Rajeshwari R and Ravi S
Abstract:
The rural economy is closely tied up with milch animals and it depends on it for their livelihood. The milching animals has been never a separate occupation from agriculture and livestock enterprise plays a crucial role in improving socio-economic conditions of dairy farm women. There are several aspects of dairy development but one of important aspects is clean milk production. In order to know the adoption level of clean milk production practices by dairy farmer a survey was conducted to know the impact of trainings on clean milk production practices among small and marginal dairy farmers participated in ICAR-KVK Bidar for training programme. The knowledge and adopted level about improved clean milk production practices were recorded before and after trainings. It revealed that the knowledge about 95 per cent farmers had good milking equipments. It was also found that 90 per cent farmers gained knowledge in storage followed by animal’s hygiene (87.50%), milking environment (85.00%) and milker’s hygiene (70.00%). The current Study showed that very few farmers were known about clean milk production practices before training whereas, after training the level of adoption increases to 60, 50, 25, 32.50 and 25 per cent respectively the animal hygiene, milkers hygiene, milking equipment, milking environment and milk storage
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How to cite this article:
Sunil Kumar NM, Akshay Kumar, Rajeshwari R and Ravi S. Knowledge gain and adoption of clean milk production through training. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2020; 9(4S): 97-99.

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