Socio-economic and psychological status of goat farmers in Dibrugarh district of Assam

21-Title: Socio-economic and psychological status of goat farmers in Dibrugarh district of Assam

Authors: Bikash Borthakur

Source: Ruminant Science (2015)-4(1):91-94.

How to cite this manuscript: Borthakur Bikash (2015). Socio-economic and psychological status of goat farmers in Dibrugarh district of Assam. Ruminant Science 4(1):91-94.

Abstract

The survey of 100 farmers revealed that majority of the Goat farmers under study belonged to middle age group i.e. 31-48 years, having medium size family and they were of nuclear type. Majority of the Goat farmers were from Assamese community (80) and married (77). The education qualification of majority of the respondents was above high school and below graduation (48). Primary occupation of majority of the farmers was service and they were belonged to high income group. Most of the farmers had low social participation, media contacts and exposure to welfare department. They had medium risk orientation and economic motivation.

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