Adoption of Indigenous Dairy Management Practices among Tribal Farm Women

Chigasil M. Sangma, Santha Govind


The study was conducted among the tribal farm women of West Garo Hills District of Meghalaya, India with the objective to determine the extent of adoption of indigenous dairy management practices. Proportionate random sampling was used in selection of 120 respondents. Practices having rationality for adoption of indigenous dairy management practices were collected and the data were analyzed using percentage analysis. The findings revealed that majority of the respondents adopted care and management of dry and pregnant cows. This was followed by adoption of other practices viz.., selection of breed and feeding, care during and after calving and milking technique 


Adoption; Indigenous Farm practices; Farm women; Dairy Management; Meghalaya

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