KNOWLEDGE OF SHEEP FARMERS ABOUT IMPROVED SHEEP PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

Article Id: ARCC1622 | Page : 275-278
Citation :- KNOWLEDGE OF SHEEP FARMERS ABOUT IMPROVED SHEEP PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2009.(43):275-278
R.K.Verma and N.K. Sharma1
Address : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Abusar, Junjhunu- 333 001, India.

Abstract

The study was conducted in arid western plain zone of Rajasthan. A sample of 240 sheep
farmers constituting of small, medium and large flock were interviewed with the help of structured
questionnaire. Results indicated that more than half of the respondents possessed medium level
of knowledge. They had higher knowledge about improved feeding followed by management and
breeds and breeding technologies. There also existed a significant difference with regard to
knowledge levels of small, medium and large sheep farmers.

Keywords

Knowledge Sheep Sheep farmer Technology Breeding Feeding Management.

References

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  5. Meena, M.L. (2005): Ph.D. Thesis, Shri Karan Narendra College of Agriculture, Jobner- Jaipur, (Rajasthan).
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