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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Studies on purchasing/selling pattern of goats and their constraints faced by goat owners of Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh

Author(s):
R Shehar, B Roy, B Aharwal, A Mishra and GP Lakhani
Abstract:
The status of goat farming have been analysed by performing a questionnaire survey in each of the seven blocks (Jabalpur, Kundam, Majholi, Panagar, Patan, Shahpura and Sihora) of Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. An overall 61.43% of the respondents sold goats in last one year in Jabalpur district. The purposes of selling goats of the respondents were for cash income (37.74%), for credit-debit (20.11%), due to shortage of fodder or grazing land (15.43%), for purchase of fertilizer/ seeds etc. (10.47%) and school fees of childrens (16.25%) in Jabalpur district. The respondents sold their goats at self-village, adjoining villages, nearby market and to middle man were 14.88%, 9.64%, 1.93% and 73.55%, respectively in Jabalpur district. Overall 21.21% of the respondents purchased goats in LOY (last one year). An overall 42.42% of the respondents faced constraints/problems in selling their goats and the constraints were limitation of transport (19.48%), limited awareness of market and price (25.32%), seasonal market demand and price (39.61%) and unwanted middleman’s and their credit (15.58%) in Jabalpur district. overall 92.21% of the respondents sold their adult male goats because they fetch better price and male goats are always in demand in market as the meat consumers prefer male goat’s meat as compared to meat of female goats.
Pages: 447-452  |  280 Views  53 Downloads
How to cite this article:
R Shehar, B Roy, B Aharwal, A Mishra and GP Lakhani. Studies on purchasing/selling pattern of goats and their constraints faced by goat owners of Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 447-452.

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