Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INDEPENDENT VARIABLES AND ADOPTION OF BACKYARD POULTRY FARMING BY THE BENEFICIARIES

Authors: Priyanka Sihag, K C Sharma and Juned Akhter

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Adoption, Backyard poultry farming, Beneficiaries, Relationship, Variables

Volume: 34

Issue: 2

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.2.0005

Abstract: The rural backyard poultry although losing its importance under the impact of modernization and industrialization, is still prevalent in rural and tribal areas of the country. The present study was aimed to find out the relationship between selected independent variables with adoption level of Backyard poultry farming by the beneficiaries. The present investigation was conducted in SKNAU Jobner-Jaipur, Rajasthan. Out of a total 120 beneficiaries 80 beneficiaries were selected randomly for the study purpose. The data were collected with the help of a well-structured interview schedule. It was found that caste was negatively and non-significantly related with the adoption of Backyard poultry farming practices by the beneficiaries. It was also observed that occupation, education, family size, family type and land holding were positively and non-significantly related with the adoption of Backyard poultry farming practices by the beneficiaries. It was also found that age, social participation, annual income, number of poultry birds and poultry farming experience were positively and significantly related with the adoption of Backyard poultry farming practise by the beneficiaries.

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