Rathod women to increase livestock production. Arshad et al.

Rathod
et al. (2011) studied women’s contribution in dairy farming. Random sampling
process was used for data collection from 120 respondents from district
Karnataka. For data analysis statistical analytical tools such as frequency,
percentage and average were used. Results revealed that most of the respondents
belong to low income families. Women play significant role in caring of
pregnant animals. Results also shows that 90 % women involved in milking of
animals and 89.16% women were involving in taking care of newborn animal.
Results also shows that most of the women were involving in non-financial
activities. It was suggested that it is necessary to educate the women to
increase livestock production.

Arshad
et al. (2013) Reported participation
of women in livestock farming activities .Objective of study was to investigate
women participation in different activities relating to livestock farming. A
sample size of 120 respondents was selected by random sampling technique. Study
was conducted in tehsil jhang. Data was analyzed by using SPSS.Results of case
study were showing that most of activities such as milking process ,making of
dung cakes, collection of manure, care of diseased animals and  cleaning the shed are performed by females.
While their contribution in management of livestock was very low.

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Luqman
et al. (2013) reported training need assessment of rural women in Livestock
management. Objective of study was to evaluate training need for rural women of
district Bahawalpur. Data was collected by simple random sampling technique
from 125 respondents of different villages. For data analysis SPSS software was
used. Results revealed that rural women of study areas were less educated and
more than half (53.6%) of them were illiterate. Study also showed that the male
head of the family was the main source of information for rural women. It was
suggested from results that short term training programs for livestock care and
management should be introduced to train rural women.

Riasat
et al. (2014) Studied rural development through women participation in livestock
care and management. Objective of case study was to determined position and
constraints of rural women in livestock management activities and their
contribution in development process in district Faisalabad. Random sampling
technique was used for data collection.120 respondents were selected from rural
areas of district Faisalabad. Data was analyzed by using SPSS.Results were
showing that most of the women are illiterate, having low family income one or
two lac per year. Most of the women were living in joint family system.
Analysis showed that education level of women and family income was related to
participation level .women participation in livestock activities increases
production and generate family income.

Mulugeta
and Amsalu (2014) Studied role of
rural women in livestock and household activities. Objective of the study was
to investigate the participation of women in livestock management as well as
their involvement in decision making of household activities. Random sampling
technique was used for data collection. A sample size of 90 respondents was
taken. Data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and correlation analysis.
Results revealed that most of the livestock management and household activities
are performed by females but they are not given enough freedom in decision
making process relating to their homes. It was suggested from this case study
that maximum consideration should be provided to rural women to build their
abilities in decision making process.

Batool
et al. (2014) studied participation of women in dairy farm activities under
small holder. Women work actively from dawn to dusk in livestock activities and
also at domestic level. Their level of participation differ from area to area.
This study was conducted to investigate the role of women in dairy farm related
activities and to find out the factors that affect their involvement in such
activities. Two districts of Punjab Jhelum and Bhakkar were selected for this
case study. A sample size of 194 respondents was selected by random sampling
technique. Data was analyzed by using SPSS.Results depicts that women
contribution in dairy activities was higher in district Bhakkar than Jhelum.
Study suggests that to increase dairy farm productivity extension services
should be increased to improve women skills relating to this field.

 

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