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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Feeding management practices adopted by goat-owners in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Sandeep Singh, Amit Kumar and Simran Kaur
Abstract:
A field investigation was carried out during year 2019 in order to collect firsthand data on goat feeding management practices adopted by goat owners in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan. Four tehsils were selected randomly from Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan. Ten goat owners from each of village were selected thus making a sample of 120 goat keepers. The 44.16 percent goat owners are adopted semi- stall feeding system and goats were generally grazed on community land for more than 5 Hrs. daily. The majority of goat farmers (89%) do not practise pasture land protection. The findings showed that the majority of goat rearers (45.83%) feed their entire flock green fodder. The majority of 65 percent of goat farmers preserve green fodder, 44.99 percent of farmers feed their goat’s lucerne and berseem, and 42 percent of farmers feed their goats concentrate and supplements. The majority (59.16%) of goat keepers use ponds to provide drinking water twice daily.
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How to cite this article:
Sandeep Singh, Amit Kumar and Simran Kaur. Feeding management practices adopted by goat-owners in Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 831-834.
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