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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

Participation of rural women in animal husbandry activity

Author(s):

Preeti Khare and Uma Rani Singh

Abstract:
A survey based study was carried out to ascertain a study on participation of rural women in animal husbandry activity in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, The socio-personal study revealed that Majority (57.50%) of them had higher level of annual income indicated that the men alone i.e. 88.89, 55.56 and 50.00 % were dominant in marketing, milk production and breeding activities, respectively. The other men dominated activities were feeding with 40.00 % participation, milk production and processing with 33.34 % participation. 1/3rd of men were also reported in the fodder cultivation and management, however the other work were performed by men with only 16.67 % participation. In this way the overall participation of men alone in the animal husbandry was found 38.47 %, was quite higher than the overall participation of only women which was only 33.33 %. The major activities which were found with higher women participation was other work having 66.66 % followed by health care 55.56% and milk production and processing 44.44%. Men and women were actively participated in fodder cultivation and management activities with participation of 66.67% and 40.00%, respectively. Breeding activities, animal feeding and milk production and processing was the other activity jointly participated with 33.33, 26.67 and 22.22 %, respectively. The overall joint participation of men and women was found to be 28.20%.

Pages: 2897-2901  |  637 Views  137 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Preeti Khare and Uma Rani Singh. Participation of rural women in animal husbandry activity. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):2897-2901.

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