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Vol. 10, Special Issue 2 (2021)

Role of human resources in goat rearing in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Raj Kumar, MC Sharma, ML Gurjar and Rohitash Kumar
Abstract:
In Dungarpur district of Rajasthan, the current study was carried out deliberately chosen, taking into account the fact that the district has the largest population of tribal and goat populations. Two Tehsils out of Five Tehsils, i.e. Bichhiwara and Dungarpur were chosen because of the high population density of goats and the more reliable livelihood of goat farmers. Two villages were selected from each of the panchayats, thereby selecting a total of eight villages. Therefore, 20 respondents from each selected village were selected at random. 160 goat keepers were the total sample size for this analysis. Although the research was conducted on the distribution of management activities such as feeding, washing, milking, grazing, sales of cattle, young stock care, breeding, sick animal care, ecto-parasites and endo-parasites. The results show that women were involved in feeding at home after grazing in 73.13 percent of cases, whereas men and children were involved in 18.75 and 8.12 percent of cases. In case of cleaning women play a major role in shed cleaning at 74.38% for women, 15.62% for men and 10.00% for girls. Women's participation in the milking process was at most 83.75% of the total number of families.
Pages: 222-225  |  384 Views  96 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Raj Kumar, MC Sharma, ML Gurjar and Rohitash Kumar. Role of human resources in goat rearing in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(2S): 222-225.
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