Year: 2016 | Month: June | Volume 3 | Issue 1

Economics of Milk Production Among Dairy Farmers (Gujjars) in Intermediate Zones of Jammu Region of J&K State

Tarunvir Singh and Sudhakar Dwivedi


The study was undertaken in two intermediate zone districts namely Rajouri and Poonch of Jammu region. About 100 household was studied in different districts of Jammu region. Cobb-Douglas production function was used to study input-output relationship. Inputs like green fodder and concentrates had significant impact on milk production in both the districts. Further t statistic revealed that difference between MVP of green fodder and concentrate and its unit price was lower and significant in both district, which means that additional rupee spent on feeding of the these inputs to milking animal can increase the gross return.

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