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Title: Traditional livestock feeding practices in Northern Karnataka
Authors: Biradar, Nagaratna
Ramesh, CR
Pathak, PS
Keywords: Livestock
Traditional knowledge
Livestock feeding practices
Karnataka
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.⁸: A01F, A01K
Abstract: A study was conducted in four villages of Dharwad district of Karnataka to elicit information on traditional livestock feeding practices followed by the farmers. Focused PRA tools coupled with personal interview technique were used to document the traditional practices. The study revealed that farmers preferred to feed cotton seed cake, hay of mixed crop and they did not prefer to feed dry maize stover and paddy straw. They have an established daily feeding pattern for bullocks and milch animals. Strong association was found between farmers’ practices and scientists responses. Calculated contingency coefficient indicated 64 % of traditional practices as scientific.
Description: 459-462
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/979
ISSN: 0972-5938
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.06(3) [July 2007]

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