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Vol. 12, Special Issue 11 (2023)

Feeding practices followed by dairy farmers of Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Deepak Singh, Lokesh Gupta, Gaurav Singh, Dashrath Singh Chundawat, Dheeraj Kumar and Deepak Kumar
Abstract:
Dairy farming plays an important role in social and economic livelihood of the Chittorgarh dairy farmers. The present study was conducted in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. Three tehsils namely Dungla, Badi Sadri, Chittorgarh were selected and from each tehsil two villages selected and from each village 30 respondents who possess minimum five dairy animals were selected. The data was collected from 180 dairy farmers with the help of a well- structured pre-tested interview schedule by personal interview. The study revealed that majority (58.89%) of the respondents practiced Semi stall feeding system and 76.67 percent are feeding the green fodder to their dairy animals. Majority of (58.89%) the farmers were chopping the green fodder and 55.69% of respondents preserving green fodder as a hay and silage (44.31%). Majority of (42.78%) respondents were feeding kadabi and wheat straw (29.44%) as a dry fodder. Majority of (41.67%) respondents feeding concentrate after the milking. 45.56% of the respondents were feeding concentrate 2-3 kg/day and 27.22 percent respondents offering >60 gm mineral mixture to their dairy animals. 66.33% of respondents provided water two time in a day and 42.22% of respondents using well/tubewell as a main source of drinking water.
Pages: 256-259  |  129 Views  40 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepak Singh, Lokesh Gupta, Gaurav Singh, Dashrath Singh Chundawat, Dheeraj Kumar and Deepak Kumar. Feeding practices followed by dairy farmers of Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(11S): 256-259.
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