Impact of piggery training on the income level and profit of pig farmers-A case study in Kamrup district of Assam (India)

DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-4898    | Article Id: A-4898 | Page : 619-622
Citation :- Impact of piggery training on the income level and profit of pig farmers-A case study in Kamrup district of Assam (India).Indian Journal Of Agricultural Research.2017.(51):619-622
Hemchandra Saikia, R.K. Saud, D.N. Kalita and Subhas Kalita saikia.hemchandra@rediffmail.com
Address : Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785 013, Assam, India
Submitted Date : 7-09-2017
Accepted Date : 6-10-2017

Abstract

Present study was conducted to understand the impact of piggery training on the production, income, profit and knowledge level of pig farmers. Sample for the study consisted of 110 farmers distributed across six different villages who obtained training on Improved and scientific methods of pig farming from the Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kamrup in Kamrup district of Assam. Study revealed that training of pig farmers increased their gross return by 65.71 per cent and annual profit by 72.95 per cent and benefit-cost ratio by 10.02 per cent in pig farming. Knowledge level of pig farmers on improved methods of pig farming also increased by 25.87 per cent after obtaining the training from Krishi Vigyan Kendra.

Keywords

Impact Income Knowledge level Piggery Profit Training.

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