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Vol. 12, Special Issue 6 (2023)

A study on knowledge level of the poultry farmers and its correlation with socio-personal factors in Bihar

Author(s):
Pankaj Kumar, AK Jha, Saroj K Rajak and PK Singh
Abstract:
Assessment of knowledge level of the poultry farmers is very important characteristic of the farmers to develop a comprehensive strategy for better technology adoption. Present study was conducted in East Champaran, West Champaran and Muzaffarpur district of the Bihar. For the study 436 poultry farmers were selected as respondents with condition that they must have more than three year poultry farming experience. Data was recorded for the assessment of the knowledge level of the respondents through a knowledge test was developed on improved poultry farming.The data thus collected were coded for the precise conclusion with the objective to study the knowledge level of the poultry famers and their determinants in the study area. It was slight less than half of the respondents (48.60%) were found having medium level of knowledge in recommended backyard poultry farming practices followed by 43.20 percent and 08.20 percent of the respondents having low and high level of knowledge about recommended backyard poultry farming practices, respectively. It was also found that knowledge had positive correlation with age, land holding, experience in Poultry farming, and flock size at 5% level and with education status at 1% level.
Pages: 398-400  |  197 Views  126 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pankaj Kumar, AK Jha, Saroj K Rajak and PK Singh. A study on knowledge level of the poultry farmers and its correlation with socio-personal factors in Bihar. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(6S): 398-400.
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