FARM WOMEN IN COMMERCIAL DAIRY FARMING

Article Id: ARCC5488
Citation :- FARM WOMEN IN COMMERCIAL DAIRY FARMING.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2002.(21)
Chinnadurai S.1, Chinnadsurai Parimalam2, Markanday J.C.3
Address : 1 Scientist (Agri. Extn,) KVK/TTC, NDRI, Karnal.

Abstract

Role of women in dairy farming is worthy enough. Farm women having dairy farms with a herd size of minimum three milch animals and registered with co-operative members of dairy co-operative were considered. Farm women participated in different operations namely feeding, milking, preparation of milk products, cleaning of dairy sheds, utensils and dairy animals. The constraints expressed by women were low price of milk, non availability of greed fodders in summer, lack of transport facilities, lack of financial resources and non availability of veterinary health care

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