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Vol. 11, Special Issue 1 (2022)

Socio-economic status of goat sellers and purchasers in Satara District

Author(s):
Jadhav SB, Dr. AT Shinde and Deshmukh MS
Abstract:
The study was conducted to assess the socio-economic status of goat sellers and purchasers in Karad, Koregaon, Lonand and Mhaswad goat markets of Satara District of Maharashtra state. The data collected from 15 sellers, purchasers and brokers of each market. During study of goat marketing in selected four markets of Satara district, it was observed that percent of sellers (45.00 per cent) and purchasers (48.33 per cent) involved in marketing of goat belong to marginal land holding group (up to 1 ha). The study of annual income of goat sellers and purchasers, it was seen that maximum percent of sellers (60.00 per cent) and purchasers (45.00 per cent) who were involved in marketing of goat had an annual income below 1 lakh. The 46.67 per cent sellers sold their goat due to financial crisis and 20.00 per cent during marketing season as they fetching more price. The reason of purchase of goat indicated that maximum 63.33 per cent purchasers want to start new goat farming and 15.00 per cent want to replace old goat by young one, 13.33 per cent for the reason of replacing costlier goat by cheaper and 06.67 per cent for resale whereas only 01.67 per cent for commercial slaughtering purpose.
Pages: 20-24  |  498 Views  108 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jadhav SB, Dr. AT Shinde and Deshmukh MS. Socio-economic status of goat sellers and purchasers in Satara District. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(1S): 20-24.

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