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Knowledge Level of Poultry Farmers about Recommended Poultry Farming Practices

S.M. Jat and J.P. Yadav

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In India , Poultry farming an important source of livelihood and a major occupation and symbol of economic status specially in Rajasthan where plenty of irrigation water is not available due to lowering down of ground water. It was observed that 64.62 per cent registered big poultry farmers were having medium knowledge level whereas, 18.46 and 16.92 per cent of respondents, were having high and low knowledge while in case of unregistered big poultry farmers, 72.73,9.09 and 18.18 per cent of respondents, were having medium, high and low knowledge level, respectively about recommended poultry farming practices. It was also noted that 53.06 per cent registered medium poultry farmers were found to have medium knowledge level whereas 20.41 and 26.53 per cent of respondents were having high and low knowledge, respectively but in case of un-registered medium poultry farmers 56.67, 16.66 and 26.67 per cent of respondents were having medium,high and low knowledge, respectively about recommended poultry farming practices. The findings were also supported by calculated ‘Z’ test value of big and medium (3.79), big and small (7.54) medium and small (3.43) which shown the significant difference between the knowledge level of different category of farmers about recommended poultry farming practices. Similar difference was also observed between the knowledge level of different category of unregistered poultry farmers with calculated ‘Z’ value of 2.28, 6.7and 4.56 , respectively about recommended poultry farming practices which were significant at one per cent level of probability. Therefore, it is recommended that knowledge of poultry farmers should be increased through exposure and trainings

Keyword: Knowledge; Registered; Un

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