Chief EditorK.M.L. Pathak
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ADOPTION OF IMPROVED GOAT REARING PRACTICES IN OSMANABAD DISTRICT
goats. Taking into account the importance of goats, their development and maintenance is
essential. Therefore, the present investigation was undertaken to study the adoption of goat
rearing practices in Osmanabad district. The category wise adoption index was presented in
which breeding practices for goat obtained more adoption index ( 66.89 ) followed by feeding
practices for newly born kid ( 51.81 ), feeding practices for goat ( 45.48 ) and health care
practices ( 32.55 ). The overall adoption index was 47.92. Non-availability of veterinary services
in the village in time (80.55 %) followed by costly veterinary services (76.38) inadequate and
untimely loan supply (68.05 %) were major problems faced by the goat keepers.
- Wadkar J.R. (2007).M.Sc. (Agri.) Marathwada Agricultural University
- Parbhani. (Maharashtra)
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