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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

An analysis on socioeconomic profile of organic poultry rearers in trible and non-trible area of Rajasthan

Author(s):
Hitesh Muwal, Lokesh Gupta, Heera Lal Bugalia, Pradeep Nodal and Pawan Acharya
Abstract:
The current study deals with the socioeconomic status of organic poultry rearing in Non-TSP and TSP areas of southern region of Rajasthan. In the Non-Tribal and Tribal areas of southern Rajasthan, total 240 poultry farmers randomly selected from 16 villages in 8 tehsils of 4 districts participated in an analytical study on organic poultry farming. Rajasthan to identify the socioeconomic profile of the organic poultry keepers during the organic/ backyard poultry production. The data revealed that majority (66.25%) of respondents had medium level of income category, belong to nuclear type of family (66.25%), (61.25%) having agriculture + animal husbandry/poultry farming as main occupation, head of family was male with (88.33%) and 38.33% were from Schedule Tribe (ST) caste. The majority of the respondents had a pucca house (44.59%), and had a small flock size (52.50%). According to the study a significant improvement in the sustainable organic poultry production of the underprivileged tribal and non-tribal communities of southern Rajasthan can be achieved by introducing hybrid varieties suitable for organic backyard / free range poultry farming and by upgrading the skills of poultry farmers.
Pages: 1076-1080  |  197 Views  113 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Hitesh Muwal, Lokesh Gupta, Heera Lal Bugalia, Pradeep Nodal and Pawan Acharya. An analysis on socioeconomic profile of organic poultry rearers in trible and non-trible area of Rajasthan. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1076-1080.

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