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Studies on Breeding, Health Care and Milking Management Practices Adopted by the Dairy Owners in Shahdol District of MP, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1MGCGV, Chitrakoot, Satna, MP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 3, Issue (10), Pages 32-36, October,10 (2014)


The present study was carried out in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh. The information was collected from 400 dairy owners from four blocks, five villages from each block in the district. It was observed that majority (94.25%) of the respondents resorted to natural services. About 65.25% of the dairy farmers used more than two services for the conception of the animals. About half of the owners (56.50%) preferred and consult first with livestock assistant for treatment of sick animals. Only 32.25% of the respondents followed vaccination and deworming practices regularly. They rarely used regular practices of deworming. Knuckling (62.25%) was the main method of milking.


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