Constraints in Adoption of Animal Husbandry Practices in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh, India

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A. Lavanya
G. Prasad Babu

Abstract

The present study was carried out to find out the constraints in implementation of improved dairy related activities among the dairy farmers in adopted villages who have been receiving regular guidance and technical support from KVK, Banavasi, Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. A total of 120 farmers from 3 mandals were selected using simple random sampling method and a series of questions covering aspects like breeding, feeding, health care and clean milk production were administered and constraints were recorded and categorised. The beneficiaries perceived "non-availability of green fodder throughout the year" (81.66%) and "A.I. centre not/distantly located" (64%) as the most serious infrastructural constraints. "Cost of rearing crossbred cows is very high" (89.66%) and "excess workload" (84%) as the main constraints of socio psychological nature encountered by the beneficiaries.

Keywords:
Animal husbandry, management, breeding, feeding, constraints.

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Lavanya, A., & Babu, G. P. (2020). Constraints in Adoption of Animal Husbandry Practices in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh, India. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 14(4), 8-11. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2020/v14i430337
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