An Analysis of Knowledge of the Women Member and Non-Member of Milk Producer Co-Operative Societies in Bidar District of Karnataka*
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- Maruti, Mr.; B., Goudappa S.; K., Meti S.; K., Shashidhar K.
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- The Present study was conducted to know extent of knowledge and adoption level of women members and non-members of milk producer co-operative societies about dairy management practices 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 analyzed using suitable and appropriate statistical tools. The independent variables viz., age, education, land holding, annual income, extension participation, mass media participation, management orientation, risk orientation, scientific orientation, cosmopoliteness and innovativeness were considered to know the profile of the respondents. The overall knowledge about dairy management practices, a majority (53.33 %) member and (28.33 %) non-member respondents had high level of knowledge. In cattle shed management, members (83.33 %) and non-members (66.67 %) of milk producer co-operative societies had knowledge about regularly cleaning of cattleshed. Under feeding and watering member (95.00 %) and non-member (63.33 %) had knowledge about providing green fodder to pregnant and milking animals. In health care, cent per cent of member and non-member of milk producer co-operative societies had knowledge about Veterinary service is needed for better management of animals. Pregnant and calved animal management, majority of members (90.00 %) and non-members (53.333 %) were had knowledge about keeping pregnant animals separately from the herd
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