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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Housing management practices of dairy animals in Surajpur District of Chhattisgarh

Author(s):
Vandana Bhagat, K Mukherjee, Asit Jain, SS Sahu, Upasana Verma and Sandhya Kashyap
Abstract:
A field survey on status of existing housing practice followed by the cattle owners was conducted in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh state. Existing housing management practices were studied through personal interview using predesigned questionnaire from randomly selected 200 cattle owners. The survey revealed that 66% animal sheds were nearby their dwellings and most of the respondents 72% and 58% and had kuccha type (mud wall) of animal housing and kuccha floor (mud). It was observed that (62.00%) of the respondents used thatch type roof, while 38.00 percent of respondents used asbestos sheet. The data regarding the features of roof shows that 66 percent of the farmers possessed single slope type of roof. About 65.00 percent and 70 % cattle owner had good ventilation and sufficient light arrangements in their animal shed. In present investigation reported that only 42.00 percent of animal sheds had provision of pucca drainage facility of urine and the majority of the farmers, 85.00 % had provision of shade from trees for their animals.
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How to cite this article:
Vandana Bhagat, K Mukherjee, Asit Jain, SS Sahu, Upasana Verma and Sandhya Kashyap. Housing management practices of dairy animals in Surajpur District of Chhattisgarh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 517-519.

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