Constraints Perceived by Women Dairy Farmers and Veterinarians regarding Dairy Farming in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh


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  • anitha alapati sri venkateswara veterinary university
  • Keerthi Vaddeswarapu

https://doi.org/10.48165/ijapm.2023.37.4.9

Abstract

An investigation was conduct to study the constraints perceived by women dairy farmers and veterinarians on dairy farming in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. In technical constraints, majority (94.70%) of women dairy farmers in Narasaraopeta division perceived lack of preservation facility for milk as major constraint whereas majority (85.30%) of women dairy farmers in Guntur division perceived lack of preservation facility for milk as major constraint and majority of women dairy farmers (76.00%) in Pedaravuru division perceived low milk production by local breeds and lack of knowledge in identifying diseases of animals as major constraints. In economic constraints, 90.70% of women dairy farmers in Pedaravuru division perceived high cost of concentrate and other feeds as major constraint whereas 64.00% in Narasaraopeta division perceived low market price for milk as major constraint.  and 58.70% in Guntur division perceived low market price for milk as major constraint. Overall majority of farm women (68.44%) in the study area perceived lack of preservation facility for milk was the major technical constraint. Low market price for milk was the major economic constraint perceived by farm women (60.90%) in the study area. It was observed that 75.56% of veterinarians perceived high investment for establishing an entreprise as major constraint in the study area.

Author Biography

  • Keerthi Vaddeswarapu

    SRI VENKATESWARA VETERINARY UNIVERSITY, TIRUPATI

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10-10-2023

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31-01-2024

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Constraints Perceived by Women Dairy Farmers and Veterinarians regarding Dairy Farming in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh. (2024). Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 37(4), 321-325. https://doi.org/10.48165/ijapm.2023.37.4.9
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