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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

An analysis of the cost of producing milk from indigenous cows in Telangana state

Author(s):
Shyam Babu Y, Sarat Chandra A, Prasad RMV, Nagalakshmi D and Srinivas Reddy M
Abstract:
Dairy farming has a tremendous impact on the social and economic well-being of farmers in Telangana state. An investigation of the price of producing milk was carried out in the Telangana districts of Karimnagar, Khammam, and Rangareddy. In the selected districts, information was acquired from 240 farmers who were spread out across 24 villages and 6 mandals. The 240 respondents were interviewed as per the questionnaire.
In terms of the price of milk production from indigenous cows, the average total fixed price was Rs. 25.09 or 15.86% of the whole price. Each animal received an average of 11.35, 4.96, and 2.35 kg of green feed, dry feed, and concentrate daily. Concentrates, dry fodder, and green feed each had an average price of Rs. 1.43, Rs. 3.87, and Rs. 30.38, respectively. The largest component of overall Variable prices was the cost of feed (67.60%), followed by labour (12.59%) and miscellaneous charges (3.93%). Concentrate (45.14%) had the greatest cost share when compared to green fodder, dry fodder. The cow's total variable price makes up 84.13 percent of the overall cost. There was a Rs. 151.82 average net price. Average daily milk output per animal was 4.09 lit, and the daily milk sale price per kg per animal was Rs. 38.08. It was discovered that the cost of producing milk for large, medium and small herd sizes was Rs. 36.65, Rs. 37.04, and Rs. 38.10, respectively. The cost of producing milk on average per animal per day was shown to be Rs. 37.11. The typical cow net price was Rs. 3.94. The calculated profit per litre of milk was Rs. 0.96. It was discovered that the average Benefit-Cost Ratio was 1.02.
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How to cite this article:
Shyam Babu Y, Sarat Chandra A, Prasad RMV, Nagalakshmi D and Srinivas Reddy M. An analysis of the cost of producing milk from indigenous cows in Telangana state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 436-440.

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