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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 7, Special Issue 1 (2018)
Socio-Economic profile and existing flock structure of goat farmers in villages of Jabalpur District
Author(s): Sandeep Kumar Singh, Ruchi Singh, Malay Kumar Mandal and Gaurav Panday
Abstract: The present study was conducted on socio-economic profile and existing flock structure of goat farmers in adopted villages of Jabalpur district. Data were collected through a structured interview schedule from all goat owners of adopted village (N=80) by personal interview method. The analysis of data revealed that respondents were predominantly middle age group (32-53 yrs.), had low level of education with medium sized (4-8 members), nuclear family belonging to schedule caste/schedule tribal. The main occupation of respondents was labour. They belonged to landless with medium (Rs. 24895-148492/-) annual gross income category. The Majority of respondents had utilized Information- source was neighbors. Respondent had small flock size (< 5) i.e. 37.50% with less (< 5 year) experience (50%) in goat farming and reared goats in free-range system. Flock structure of goat in adopted village was found higher in village Silua (234 in Numbers).
How to cite this article:
Sandeep Kumar Singh, Ruchi Singh, Malay Kumar Mandal and Gaurav Panday. Socio-Economic profile and existing flock structure of goat farmers in villages of Jabalpur District. 2018; 7(1S): 1080-1083.