Some important facts about Dairy Farming
The study reveals that married males are deeply involved in dairy farming. Majority of dairyfarmers completed the primary level of education and many are illiterate. Majority of Hindupeoples are involved in dairy farming and they are belongs to backward community. Manydairy 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 majorityof farmers work landless or marginal farmers. The study reveals that majority of dairyfarmers were doing milk extraction with the help of labours only. Many dairy farmers wereselling their milk to middle man only and remaining sold to co-operative or directly. Thedairy farmers were consumes less than 1 litre milk per day. The middle man exploit the dairyfarmers 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.