Vol. 10, Special Issue 10 (2021)
Socio-economic profile and knowledge on management practices of goat rearing farmers in the Mahaboobnagar district of Telangana
Bhikya B, R Prasanna Kumar, Suresh Rathod and M Venkateswarlu
The present study was taken up to focus on socio economic characteristic, management practices followed by the goat rearing farmers in Mahabubnagar District, Telangana. The data was collected from 250 goat keepers of five mandals, Majority of the (42.00 %) goat keepers were old and middle age group followed by young age (14.80%). 83.20% illiterate with average family size of 5 members. The land holding possessed by the farmers was up to 1.00 ha. The average flock size of the goat was 24 goats with low level of scientific orientation and social participation. Among the goat keepers 75.20 per cent had medium level of knowledge, while, 19.60 and 5.20 per cent of them had high and low level of knowledge about recommended goat management practices respectively. It can be concluded that, most of the goat keepers had medium level of knowledge on goat management practices.
How to cite this article:
Bhikya B, R Prasanna Kumar, Suresh Rathod and M Venkateswarlu. Socio-economic profile and knowledge on management practices of goat rearing farmers in the Mahaboobnagar district of Telangana. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(10S): 392-397.