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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:9, September, 2020

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.2020.9(9): 1739-1743

Farm Women and their Contribution in Livestock Management in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh, India
M. Cherryl* and D. Indira
Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary Science, Proddatur, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author

A sample of 120 female respondents were randomly selected from 6 mandals of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh and interviewed to understand the importance and involvement of rural women in different activities relating to livestock farming and to study the impact of various socioeconomic factors on women’s participation. The results of the present study revealed that, the majority of farm women were engaged in cleaning of animals (77.5%), cleaning of shed (81.67%), breeding of animals (25%), caring of diseased animals (51.67%), Marketing (60%), fodder cutting (41.67%), fodder carrying (47.50%), taking for grazing (71.67%), feeding at home(81.67%), watering of animals (89.17%), manure collection (80.83%), making dung cakes (44.17%), milking (52.50 %) and calf rearing (73.33%).

Keywords: Rural women, Grazing, Marketing, Management

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Cherryl, D. M. and Indira, D. 2020. Farm Women and their Contribution in Livestock Management in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 1739-1743. doi:
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