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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 5
First page : (990) Last page : (994)
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Constraints in Backyard Goat Farming in Cauvery Delta Zone – The Farmers’ Perception

R. Senthil*, G. Senthil Kumar, A. Serma Saravana Pandian, Thanga. Thamil Vanan and
A. Mohamed Safiullah

Department of Animal Husbandry Economics, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai -07
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Received: 5.02.2018 | Revised: 12.03.2018 | Accepted: 20.03.2018  



The present study was undertaken to investigate the constraints faced by backyard goat farmers in Cauvery delta zone of Tamil Nadu.The data was collected through a semi-structured interview schedule containing lists of constraints were asked to rank them. The data were tabulated and Likart score technique was adopted to analyze the constraints as perceived by the respondents. The study revealed that non-availability of vaccination, lack knowledge about balanced feeding, non-availability of improved breeding bucks, low market price for goat and lack of knowledge about goat rearing were the main constraints in the major domain of health care, feeding, breeding, marketing and others constraints.

Key words: Constraints, Backyard goat farmers, Breeding.

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Cite this article: Senthil, R., Senthil Kumar, G., Serma Saravana Pandian, A., Thanga. Vanan, T. and Mohamed Safiullah, A., Constraints in backyard goat farming in Cauvery delta zone – The Farmers’ Perception, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(5): 990-994 (2018). doi: