Dairy Farming in Mountain Areas

by Vir Singh, Babita Bohra

ISBN: 9789383129140
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 7495.00
Biblio : xix+191p., tabls., bib., ind., 23 cm

About The Book

Dairy Farming is one of the key economic activities livestock-dependent farming communities in the mountain areas depend upon. Dairy farming involves natural resource base-forests/rangelands, croplands, livestock breeding-feeding, breeding, health management, marketing and consumption of the products. This book presents wonderful synthesis of the smallholders resource management in the mountains. Smallholders constitute the majority of the mountain communities. Their strategies of resource manag

Table of Contents

Contents Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Dairy Development in the Plants: A Review, Livestock in the mixed farming systems, Development interventions through plans, Some case studies, Summary; Chapter 3: Dairy Development Indicators, Mountain specificities, Dairy indicators, Types of dairy farms, Management, Dairy species, Dairy breeds, Marketable products, Use of inputs, Scale of production, Location/site, Production traits/individual performance indicators, Summary; Chapter 4: Livestock Po