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Promotion of fodder crops
To improve the milk yield of cattle, KJBF promotes the plantation of high yielding
variety, better quality fodder crops. To facilitate this, KJBF provides seeds of these
plants. Maize seeds (African Tall) have been given for demonstration to 126-farmers of
Hivara, Vijaygopal, Gaurkheda, Choramba, Pachod, Bothali, Chandani village etc. 50%
of the total seed cost is contributed by the farmers.
“Thanks to KJBF- now my cattle can get green fodder
feast”- Champalalji Dhiran, Chondi
Improved feeding of cattle
To help the animals that get severely affected by the water shortage, KJBF have
provided support for construction of three water troughs. It will help animals to work
smoothly in the fields, quench the thirst and a better yield of milk. In the Chandani and
Bothali. Villages, KJBF has also provided support for construction of mangers to enable
feeding of animals at stalls.
“Now drinking water and feed pan is available for my
cattle”- Ganesh Suresh Rao Rokade
Milk Collection centres
KJBF aims for a better return from the dairy activity and this involves marketing support to the women of SHGs through Dairy Farming.
KJBF have provided milk collection utensils along with fat testing machine in Vijaygopal, Jaamkhuta village of Aarvi block to Women SHG.
The total cost of the unit is Rs.10, 000 out of which KJBF has contributed Rs.8, 000 and the SHG group has contributed Rs.2000. This is the
start to the milk collection and marketing activities and has been received enthusiastically.
Promoting local cow
To promote indigenous local variety cow, KJBF financial and other support, which includes
training on dairy activity and after care to needy families in the programme villages?
Traditionally the rural community rear cows for own consumption of milk, selling of bull,
fuel and making compost. They have not thought dairy farming as one of the sustained
source of money-spinning income. KJBF motivate community for keeping indigenous cow,
marketing milk and also making organic manure in a scientific way.
Dairy farming: childhood profession of The Lord
Krishna - one of the best sources of income for
the small and marginal farmer, even for the
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