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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development
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International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development

2020, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Assessment of relationship between personal and socio-economic characteristics with adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices in Bhandara district of Maharashtra

VN Khandait, AV Tiple and SA Dhenge

The present investigation was carried out on 240 respondents of Bhandara district of Maharashtra to assess the relationship between personal and socio-economic characteristics of backyard poultry owners with adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices. It was observed that there was significant relationship between land holding and adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices and the occupation of the respondents has significant relation with the adoption. There was significant correlation between annual income and adoption. The highest number of the respondents i.e.62.92 percent were in medium category in respect of their level of information source utilization, followed by low level category, which is comprised of 18.75 percent respondents and 18.33 percent respondent were found in high level of information source utilization. The majority of the respondents were labour (42.92 percent), had marginal land (44.58 percent) had medium flock size (52.92 percent) and had very low annual income significantly associated with adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices whereas majority poultry owners with medium poultry farming experience had negative and non significant relationship with adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices.
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How to cite this article:
VN Khandait, AV Tiple, SA Dhenge. Assessment of relationship between personal and socio-economic characteristics with adoption of backyard poultry rearing practices in Bhandara district of Maharashtra. Int J Agric Extension Social Dev 2020;3(1):58-62.
International Journal of Agriculture Extension and Social Development