Dairy Farming

Animal Husbandry

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.

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.

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.