DOI: any    | Article Id: ARCC5598 | Page : 57-60
Citation :- ECONOMIC STUDY OF DAIRY FARMING IN RURAL AREA OF LUCKNOW DISTRICT.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2015.(30):57-60
Rakesh Kumar Singh, R.K. Singh and Ashwani Kumar Sharma
Address : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow.


The present study in Lucknow district indicate that all group and size dairy farms (small, medium and large) are profit making units. Maximum net income per milch buffalo per year 19030 was recorded in large size group and minimum net income 16233.60 observed in small size group. Per dairy per year net income 266420 was recorded in larger size group (maximum) and 81165 in small size group (minimum) respectively. The overall average return /milch buffalo/size group/year was 17732 and /year/dairy net return 169663 respectively The human labour employment was increased as per increase of dairy size groups ranging from 280 days (minimum) in small size dairy to 1095 days (maximum) in large size groups. The overall per dairy size farm average human labour days employment was 593 days having its labour wage 41510. There was cent-percent labour employment was 69% in large size group. The human labour was continuously employed for whole of the year. Thus conclusion may be drawn that in rural area of Lucknow district if higher milch buffalo are reared with proper feeding and management then respectively dairy size groups will not only provide continued assured maximum net income but will also employ human labour of that particular area for whole of the year at their door steps as well as helpful in solving the problems of employment in rural areas of Lucknow district, under adverse weather condition.


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