Some important facts about Dairy Farming

The study reveals that married males are deeply involved in dairy farming. Majority of dairy farmers completed the primary level of education and many are illiterate. Majority of Hindu peoples are involved in dairy farming and they are belongs to backward community. Many dairy farmers in India living in thatched houses with poor quality of life and low standard of living. The occupational status of the dairy farmers are non-agricultural labour and majority of farmers work landless or marginal farmers. The study reveals that majority of dairy farmers were doing milk extraction with the help of labours only. Many dairy farmers were selling their milk to middle man only and remaining sold to co-operative or directly. The dairy farmers were consumes less than 1 litre  milk per day. The middle man exploit the dairy farmers by giving only Rs.17 per litre and this milk is sold on Rs20 per litre by middle man. This is the major draw back in Indian dairy farmers.

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