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Advisor: S. C. Goswami
Title: Study on Managemental Practices of Horses in Barmer and Jalore District of Rajasthan
Publisher: Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner - 334001
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Agrotags: biological phenomena, livestock, breeds (animals), animal husbandry, diseases, marketing, land resources, area, manpower, sexual reproduction
Abstract: The present study was conducted in Barmer and Jalore district of Rajasthan. From Each district 4 tehsil were selected randomly. The selected tehsil were Barmer, Gudamalani, Jalore and sanchore. From each tehsil 30 respondents were selected randomly. Thus, the entire sample consisted 120 respondents from selected four tehsils of the two districts. Majority 45 per cent of the respondents were in the middle age group. About 69.17 percent of the respondents were literate. Most 45.83 per cent of the respondents had small land holding. With respect to family size, 45.83 per cent of the respondents had small size family. All of the respondents got conceived their mare by natural method. About 87.5 per cent of the respondents used thorough breed for covering. Only 29.17per cent practiced P.D of mare. Majority 66.67 per cent of the respondents grazed their horse regularly. Majority respondents 73.33 percent use to chop the dry fodder before feeding, while 70 per cent of the respondents chopped green fodder. Only 35.83 and 22.50 per cent of the respondents fed common salt and mineral mixture, respectively. Regarding the housing management practices large 78.33 per cent of the respondents keeps their horse inside dwelling house. Majority of the respondents had kutcha paved floor. All respondents had pucca manger. All respondents followed grooming practice of their horse. About 85.83 per cent of the owners cleaned and trimmed hooves of the foal after birth. Majority 87.50 per cent of the respondents did not cut the naval cord of foal. Majority 68.33 per cent of owner did not perform deworming of foal. Regarding health care practices results indicated that 70 per cent owners treated their sick animal by quack first then veterinary doctors. Majority 79.17 per cent of respondents not vaccinate horse against diseases and majority 62.50 percent of respondent not follow deworming of horse. Results indicated that 38.33 per cent of the respondents had low level of adoption for breeding practices. About 40 per cent of the respondents had medium and low level feeding practices. The results indicated that 39.17 per cent of the respondents had medium level of housing management practices. The findings of the study show that 61.67 per cent of the respondents had low level of health care management practice. As evident from the results, lack of proper marketing of horse was one of the main constraint faced by horse owner. Lack of knowledge about balance feeding was ranked as second most serious constraint and farmer’s negligence in vaccinating the animals was the third most serious constraint in the area surveyed.
Subject: Livestock Production Management
These Type: M.SC
Issue Date: 2013
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