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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Socio-economic profile and management practices followed by the Sojat goat owners in the Marwar region of the Rajasthan under characterization of Sojat goat project

Author(s):
ML Gurjar, Shripal Siyak and Rohitash Kumar
Abstract:
Goat farming playing an important role in the development of rural mass and contributing to the livelihood of millions of poor by offering immense opportunities and potential for improvement of income and employment generation. The study was conducted in Marwar Region of Rajathan under Characterization of Sojat Goat Project (CSGP). The study was revealed that the majority (67.52%) of total farmers were illiterately, majority (64.10%) of the farmers belong to the joint family, average family size was found to be 6.51±0.01. Average land holding was 2.29 ±0.04 hec. The average holdings of sheep, cattle, buffalo, horse, camel were 5.52±0.48, 2.03±1.3, 2.03±1.3, 1.03±0.09, 0.14±0.03 and 0.38±0.07, respectively in the surveyed area. Overall birth Weight 3,6,12 15& adult body weight animal of Sojat is 3.64±0.08, 21.95±0.10, 36.19±0.44, 53.38±0.82, 57.66±0.45 and 68.39±0.46, respectively. The overall body weight ranging from 26 – 121 kg. The overall chest girth of the adult goat is 36.24±0.07 and ranging from 24 – 56 inches. The overall body length of adult Sojat goat animals reported is 35.21±0.08 and ranging from 23 – 52 inches. The body lengths of male & female animals were 35.89±0.18 and 35.03±0.06 inches, respectively.
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How to cite this article:
ML Gurjar, Shripal Siyak and Rohitash Kumar. Socio-economic profile and management practices followed by the Sojat goat owners in the Marwar region of the Rajasthan under characterization of Sojat goat project. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 144-151.

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