Diksha Patel, Manvendra Singh, Shyam Singh, Pragya Ojha, Manjul Pandey, S.C. Singh and N.K. Singh
This study was conducted at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Banda, Uttar Pradesh. Three days on-campus training programme entitled “Reproductive management of dairy animals for enhancing profitability of farmers” was conducted in 9-11 July, 2018. Total 26 A.I. technicians from BAIF Development Research Foundation working in Banda district; have been participated in the training programme. All the respondents were male and already undergone training programme. Majority of respondent were middle age (53.85%) having qualifications up to graduation (46.15%). 65.38 per cent of respondent were having low level of knowledge regarding reproductive management of dairy animals. Effectiveness of training programme was assessed through knowledge gain and pre-post score of participants on reproductive management. The knowledge gain was highest in case of heat detection (19.58%) followed by feeding management aspect (17.79%), health care and management (17.28%) and method of breeding (16.52%) respectively. Therefore it could be concluded that the training programme organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Banda was found effective in disseminating the information regarding reproductive management of dairy animals.
Keyword: Reproductive management; A.I. technicians; Training programme; Knowledge gain;