IMPACT OF TIRHUT MILK PRODUCERS' COOPERATIVE UNION LIMITED (TIMUL) ON THE KNOWLEDGE OF DAIRY FARMERS OF BIHAR

Article Id: ARCC5503
Citation :- IMPACT OF TIRHUT MILK PRODUCERS' COOPERATIVE UNION LIMITED (TIMUL) ON THE KNOWLEDGE OF DAIRY FARMERS OF BIHAR.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2002.(21)
Kumar Anuj*, Sidhu D.S.
Address : Division of Dairy Extenson National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal-132 001, India.

Abstract

The study was conducted in 8 villages of Northern Plains of Bihar, Kalwari, Nariyar, Pilki, dnd Mohammadpur villages of Muzaffarpur district and Mahuawa, Bisunpurwa, Pipradih and Bela villages of East Champar an district were selected randomly. Data were collected from a total of 128 dairy farmers belonging to Beneficiaries (61) and non-Beneficiaries (64) of TIMUL. Equal percentage of knowledge regarding SDFPs. While 21.88 percent of beneficiaries were having high level of knowledge. Knowledge index was 47.58 and 41.72 percent among beneficiaries and non-beneficiares, respectively. Highest knowledge index was found in feeding and lowest knowledge index was found in health care among both beneficiaries and non-benaficiaries. Caste, herd size, milk production dnd milk sale were positively and significantly correlated with knowledge level of beneficiaries, whereas in case of non-beneficiaries. positive and significant correlation was found with herd size, income, milk production, milk consumption dnd milk sale.

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