KNOWLEDGE OF CATTLE OWNERS ABOUT IMPROVED CATTLE REARING PRACTICES

Article Id: ARCC2625 | Page : 38 - 42
Citation :- KNOWLEDGE OF CATTLE OWNERS ABOUT IMPROVED CATTLE REARING PRACTICES.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2008.(27):38 - 42
J.V. Mande, R.D. Rajput, Dr. B.M. Thombare
Address : Department of Extension Education, College of Agriculture, Latur - 423512, India

Abstract

A growing population in the country and state resulted in to reduction of milk consumption per capita. Due to large cattle population in the state of Maharashtra, there is vast scope and need to produce desirable amount of milk to meet chronic deficit in this region and improve the economic condition of weaker section. The present investigation is therefore undertaken to study the knowledge of Cattle Owners about improved cattle rearing practices It was observed that majority of cattle owners (59.26 per cent) have medium level of knowledge about breeds of cattle, rearing system before parturition, newly born calf, breeding, feeding, health management practices and use of cattle management register.

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