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ADOPTION OF IMPROVED SHEEP PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES IN ARID WESTERN PLAIN ZONE OF RAJASTHAN

R.K.Verma, N.K. Sharma1 and A.S. Seikh2
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Abusar-Jhunjhunu-333 001, India

DOI:
Page Range:
225 - 230
Article ID:
ARCC453
Online Published:
Abstract
The study was conducted in arid western plain zone of Rajasthan. A total of 240 sheep farmers constituted small, medium and large flocks were selected for the study purpose. Results indicated that more than half of the respondents possessed medium level of adoption. They had higher adoption about improved feeding technologies followed by management and breeds and breeding technologies. There also existed a significant difference with regard to adoption levels of small, medium and large sheep farmers.
Keywords
Adoption, Sheep breeding, Sheep feeding, Sheep Production Technologies.
References
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