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Knowledge and Attitude of the Benenificiaries of Livestock Development for Livelihood Support (Ldls) Programme in Goat Farming in Wayanad District of Kerala, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala, INDIA
  • 2 KVASU Centre for Wildlife Studies, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 1-6, March,14 (2015)

Abstract

A questioner survey was conducted among150 beneficiaries of Livestock Development for Livelihood Support (LDLS) programme to understand the knowledge and attitude of the LDLS programme beneficiaries in goat farming in Wayanad district of Kerala state. The study revealed that majority of the beneficiaries had moderately favourable attitude (42.67%) towards goat farming and also moderately knowledgeable (42.00%) in goat farming. Further investigation on beneficiaries’ knowledge level revealed that only few beneficiaries had adequate knowledge about breeding, housing and health care aspects of goat farming. Comparatively higher proportion of beneficiaries had adequate knowledge about feeding and managemental practices of goats.

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