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Title: The livestock management problems in Kanthale DS division of Trincomalee district
Authors: Rosana, T.
Fowzul Ameer, M.L.
Keywords: Economic
Issue Date: 17-Jan-2017
Publisher: Faculty of Arts & Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka
Citation: 5th South Eastern University Arts Research Session 2016 on "Research and Development for a Global Knowledge Society". 17 January 2017. South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka, pp. 500-501.
Abstract: The livestock management is one of the traditional economic activities of human from the earliest days to the present. Animals make many contributions to the society such as fulfilling the nutritional needs, fiber production, fertilizer and labor force. Livestock farming is defined as regulating animal distribution. Regulation of animal distribution includes management of both the stocking rate and livestock movements. Livestock has been the major components of the economy in Kanthale DS division. This sector has been recognized as a key sector and plays a vital role in Kanthale. At the same time it contributes in many ways for the people. But presently there have been many problems in this region. Livestock population is reducing without proper management and the farmers are completely affected without proper income from their livestock. For these reasons this research investigated the problems in livestock management in Kanthale DS Division and found suitable solutions to the problems to improve the economic sector in the research area. This research acquired primary data through questionnaire surveys, interviews, direct observations and telephone conversations. Also the secondary data were collected from the animal production department, Kanthale milk board and DS office. All the data were analyzed by using word and excel.
ISBN: 978-955-627-100-3
Appears in Collections:SEUARS 2016

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