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  • Gender participation in animal husbandry practices in Alwar and Bikaner districts of Rajasthan.

    Author(s) : Sharma, N. K.Meena, H. R.Rajput, D. S.Jain, A. K.Pankaj Mishra

    Journal article : Ruminant Science 2018 Vol.7 No.1 pp.123-128 ref.15

    Abstract : The present study was conducted in Alwar and Bikaner districts of RajasthanrajasthanSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    . A multistage sampling technique was employed for the study. Respondents were collected from 12 villages of 6 blocks of both the districts. A total of 120 households (120 male and 120 female) were selected from these villages. The information was collected by conducting personal interviews of the respondents with the help of semi structured interview schedule. The results revealed that the participation of female respondents in various feeding practices viz. mixing and provide feed to the animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , providing water to the animals, grazing, chaffing and transportation of fodder was higher as compared to male respondents. But the participation of male respondents in various breeding practices viz. taking animals for AI, taking animals for natural services, observation of animals during heat and taking animals for pregnancy diagnosis was higher as compared to female respondents. The study showed that participation of female respondents in various health care practices viz. care of new born calves, care of sick animals and care of pregnant animals was higher as compared male respondents. But regarding taking the animals for vaccination, taking the animals for treatment and giving medicines to animals participation was lower in female respondents. Regarding various management practices viz. cleaning of sheds, milking of animals, processing of milk and milk products, and collection of dung participation of female respondents was higher as compared to male respondents in both the districts. But regarding bathing/grooming of animals, record keeping and marketing activities participation of female respondents was lower in both the districts.

    ISSN : 2319-2364

    URL : http://www.anandpub.com/.../

    Record Number : 20203153909

    Publisher : Anand Publishing

    Location of publication : Jaipur

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

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    Organism descriptor(s) : manmanSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : animal husbandryanimal husbandrySubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , gender relationsgender relationsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , livestock farminglivestock farmingSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , womenwomenSubject Category: People Groups
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    , menmenSubject Category: People Groups
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    , division of labourdivision of labourSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Identifier(s) : livestock husbandry, division of labordivision of laborSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    Geographical Location(s) : RajasthanrajasthanSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Commonwealth of Nationscommonwealth of nationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developing Countriesdeveloping countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , South Asiasouth asiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AsiaasiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , HomohomoSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HominidaehominidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , primatesprimatesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , mammalsmammalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , vertebratesvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ChordatachordataSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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