Abstract: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the challenges faced by dairy farmers in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. Three tehsils namely Dungla, Badi Sadri, Chittorgarh was selected purposively and from each tehsil two villages were selected and from each selected village 30 respondents were selected. Through personal interviews conducted using a pre-tested, well-structured interview schedule, data was collected from 180 dairy farmers. The results indicates that high cost involved in calling veterinary staff for treatment of breeding related problems (88.70 MPS), repeat breeding problems (84.07 MPS) and lack of knowledge of balanced ration (80.19 MPS), scarcity of green fodder round the year (77.78 MPS), lack of capital for scientific housing system (85.00 MPS), high cost of veterinary treatment (83.70 MPS), lack of knowledge about the importance of isolation of diseased animals (77.59 MPS) and low price of milk and milk products (86.30 MPS), less transportation facility (73.33 MPS), low market price of dairy animals (71.48 MPS) were the major challenges faced by dairy farmers in the study area.
Deepak Singh, Lokesh Gupta, Gaurav Singh, Surendra Singh, Dheeraj Kumar, Deepak Kumar. Challenges faced by dairy farmers in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2023;7(2S):417-419. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2023.v7.i2Sf.244