INVOLVEMENT OF WOMEN IN DAIRY ACTIVITIES
Citation :- INVOLVEMENT OF WOMEN IN DAIRY ACTIVITIES.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2007.(26):169-173
The present study was undertaken in randomly selected villages of Fatehabad district namely Kukranwali and Nakhatia. Under Phase-I a sample of 100 respondents actively engaged in cattle milking were selected to study the involvement pattern of women in dairy related activities. The result of the study showed that majority of the respondents were of middle age, illiterate, married and had nuclear family system. Sixty percent of the respondents had medium herd size (3-4 cattles). The mean milk production, consumption and sale (litres/day) was 12.48, 4.29 and 8.19 respectively. Maximum time was spent on cleaning the shed and perceived exertion was maximum for fodder transportation.
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