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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Sociological profile of Sojat goat keepers in Pali and Jalore

Author(s):
DK Bagri, L Gupta, SC Jingar, DS Goswami and DL Bagdi
Abstract:
This survey experiment was conducted in Pali and Jalore districts selected purposely keeping in view the fact that the district has highest goat population in Rajasthan. The study revealed that out of 160 respondents, majority (72.50%) of the respondents belongs to the joint family composition, while 27.50 per cent had nuclear family. Majority (58.12%) of the respondents had large family, while 41.88 per cent had small family size. 47.50 per cent goat keepers had up to 1 ha. of land holdings (marginal farmers), whereas, 33.12 per cent of the goat keepers had 1 to 2 ha. of land holdings (small farmers), 13.75 per cent had 2 to 4 ha. of land holdings (semi-medium farmers) and only 5.63 per cent of the goat keepers had 4 to 10 ha. Land holdings (medium farmers). None of the goat keepers in the study were having more than 10 ha. land. Majority (75.00%) of respondents had pucca house and 20.00 per cent had kachcha houses, while 5.00 per cent respondents had mixed type of houses. The majority (70.00%) of the respondents had medium flock size, whereas, 20.00 per cent had small flock size, while 10.00 per cent respondents had large flock size. Total 4320 Sojat goats were maintained by 160 goat keepers selected under present study. In all, 2674 (61.89%) were adult females (doe's), 140 (3.24%) were adult males (breeding bucks) and remaining 1506 (34.86%) were young stock. The population of female was higher in all age group while the male population was lower in all the categories of sojat goats.
Pages: 858-861  |  294 Views  66 Downloads
How to cite this article:
DK Bagri, L Gupta, SC Jingar, DS Goswami and DL Bagdi. Sociological profile of Sojat goat keepers in Pali and Jalore. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 858-861.

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