A Study on Attitude of Members and Non-members of Women Dairy Co-operative Societies towards Milch Animals and Economics of Milk Production in Bidar District of Karnataka*
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- Dairy Co Operative Society, Members and Non Members, Attitude, Milch Animals, Dairy Management Practices, Animal Insurance
- Maruti, Mr.; B., Goudappa S.; S., Reddy B.
- The Present study was conducted to know the attitude of women members and non-members of milk producer co-operative societies towards milch animals and their participation in the selected dairy management practices coupled with their socio-economic profile in Bidar district of Karnataka during 2014-15. Data was collected by personal interview method from 120 respondents’ viz., 60 members and 60 non-members of co-operative societies using pre-tested standardized interview schedule. The collected data was analysed using suitable and appropriate statistical tools. The economics of milk production, the value of benefit cost ratio in women member respondents indicates the Rs.1.93 Rs. 2.37 and Rs. 2.28 for local cow, cross breed cow and buffalo, on the contrary Rs. 1.62. Rs. 2.12 and Rs. 1.82 for local cow, cross breed cow and buffalo, respectively. The study indicated animal insurance behaviour of women member (86.66 %) and non-member (28.33 %). The constraints were loan for purchase of dairy animals (85.00 and 88.33 %) by women member and non-member respondents, respectively, followed by non-remunerative price for milk (88.33 %) by members and inadequate financial support by banks for purchase of milch animals (96.66 %) by the non-members
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