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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2018)

Constraints in goat and sheep husbandry practices in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India

Author(s): Deepak Singh, Priscilla Kerketta, Anand Kumar and Neeraj
Abstract: A field survey was conducted to assess the constraints faced by the small ruminant farmers in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India. A well structured questionnaire was administered to 120 goat and sheep farmers randomly selected in 14 villages of Chaka block of Allahabad district. The present study showed that bloat is most common disease affecting goats and respiratory disease was common disease affecting sheep. The major constraints to small ruminants production was lack of grazing area. Majority 95.6% of the goat farmers and 92.6% of the sheep farmers reported that lack of grazing land followed by lack of awareness, high cost medicine, poor management system, inadequate capital, high cost of feed, disease problem and poor marketing.
Pages: 1132-1135  |  404 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Deepak Singh, Priscilla Kerketta, Anand Kumar, Neeraj. Constraints in goat and sheep husbandry practices in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh, India. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(2):1132-1135.
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