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Housing and Management Practices of Goat Research in Chittorgarh District of Rajasthan
Livestock play a vital role in the agriculture and rural economics of the developing world. Animal husbandry is a major economic activity of the rural peoples, especially in the Chittorgarh district of Southern Rajasthan. A field survey was conducted to study goat housing and management practices of 120 respondents of 8 villages of Chittorgarh and Kapasan tehsils of Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan were interviewed. Frequencies were work out for each attributes and percentage were calculated to draw inferences. Most of goat owners has open goat shed attached to own house with floor made by dung and clay. Majority of goat owners used manger feeding (60%) which was mostly made of wooden type (55.56%). All goat owners used to water trough and cleaning and washing of goat house regularly. Majority (85%) of goat owners used to local method for identification of goat and weaning practice (70%) donot give proper housing for winter season (58.33%) and summer season (60%).
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