Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 4 (2017)
Socio-personal profile of women cattle owners in arid region of Rajasthan
Suman Sharma, JP Lakhera, Manmeet Kaur, LS Bareth and Monika
The present study was conducted in Bikaner district of Rajasthan to document the socio-personal profile of women cattle owners. A list of women engaged in cattle management practices was procured from Uttari Rajasthan Sahkari Dugdh Utpadak Sangh Limited (URMUL). The respondents were selected by using proportionate random sampling procedure from 18 dairy co-operative societies of six selected milk procurement routes. Total 120 respondents of dairy co-operative societies were drawn for the present investigation. Data were collected with the help of pre-tested semi-structured schedule. The findings of the study revealed that majority of the farm women belonged to the middle age group, OBC category of caste, educated up to middle class and belonged to joint family with more than five family members. Most of them belonged to small land holding group and majority of them were indigenous cattle owners possessed only one cattle, followed by two cattle while among cross bred respondents possessed one cross bred cattle, followed by two cattle
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Suman Sharma, JP Lakhera, Manmeet Kaur, LS Bareth and Monika. Socio-personal profile of women cattle owners in arid region of Rajasthan. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(4):556-558.