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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:2, February, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(2): 3373-3378

Information Need of Poultry Farmer from Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra
Jotshana A. Khobragade, Vaishali V. Banthiya*, Sariput P. Landge, A.P. Dhok, M.M. Kadam and Jishant D. Nandeshwar
Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Nagpur Veterinary College, Nagpur – 440 006, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author

The present study was specifically undertaken to understand the different domains of information required by the poultry farmers from the Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra state. Using the exploratory research design and following random sampling for selection of poultry farmers a total of 60 respondents from the purposively selected two districts of Nagpur and Chandrapur of Vidarbha were personally interviewed for assessing their information need. The statements in the questioner were categorized into three responses; ‘Most needed’, ‘Needed’, and Not Needed’ with a scoring of 3, 2, and 1 respectively. The results indicated that majority of the poultry farmers opined that care and management of poultry birds and feeding management were the most needed areas of information for the poultry farmers followed by feeding management, housing for poultry birds and health and disease control.

Keywords: Poultry farmers, Information needs, Desi birds, Vidarbha Region, Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Jotshana A. Khobragade, Vaishali V. Banthiya, Sariput P. Landge, A. P. Dhok, M.M. Kadam and Jishant D. Nandeshwar. 2018. Information Need of Poultry Farmer from Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(2): 3373-3378. doi:
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