A. Varadharajan, S. Kothandaraman, R. Gnanasekar
A. Varadharajan*, S. Kothandaraman, R. Gnanasekar
Division of Anaimal Husbandry, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar – 608 002 Tamil Nadu, India.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2022
Livestock play a vital role in the agriculture and rural economics of the developing world. Animal husbandry is a major economic activity of the rural peoples, especially in the coastal Tamil Nadu. A field survey was conducted to study goat health management practices of 240 respondents of 8 villages of Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts were interviewed. Frequencies were work out for each attributes and percentage were calculated to draw inferences. Majority of goat owner practiced vaccination (55.68%) and deworming (60.97%) two times annually. Controlled ectoparasites by dusting insecticide powder (41.67%), isolated the sick animal from healthy flock (84.17%) during outbreak of diseases and only 44.17 per cent treated the goat by veterinary doctor/LSA. Most of goat owners used the deep burial method for disposal of carcass (59.17%) and placenta (70.00%). About one fourth goat owners disinfected the naval cord of the kids (26.67%) and grooming practices of goats (10.83%). Majority (60.00%) of goat owners used the hair clipping of the goats. About half of the goat owners used the knuckling method of milking (48.50%) and hoof trimming (50.83%).
Cite this article:
A. Varadharajan, S. Kothandaraman, R. Gnanasekar. Study on Health care Management Practices Adopted by goat Farmers in Coastal Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Advances in Social Sciences. 2022; 10(2):84-8.
A. Varadharajan, S. Kothandaraman, R. Gnanasekar. Study on Health care Management Practices Adopted by goat Farmers in Coastal Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Advances in Social Sciences. 2022; 10(2):84-8. Available on: https://ijassonline.in/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-10-2-6
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