What does an owner expect from a Dairy farm?

Until 2K a typical rural dairy entrepreneur used to expect only a monetary gain from profit of a dairy farm. Now a days the range of deliverables from a dairy farm has widened. Of course he/she wants a profit and sufficient profit.Income should be stable &...

Sustained project? What’s it for a dairy farm?

I have pointed out, about how people were thinking of dairy farms and its success and finally its sustenance. In course of time our farmers and nation has learnt a lot and the concept is being constantly updated. Let’s discuss about the current concept of dairy-farm...

Shelter for dairy farm animals

Traditional cattle house is in the mind set of most entrepreneurs. Be it ‘Tail to Tail’ or ‘Head to head’ the same thing! What features does a shelter have? Protect from heavy rain, storm, hot sun and cold nights in winter. Protect from wild animals and trespassers....

Study of situation in context of your objectives-IV

We have seen the plight of 2 dairy entrepreneurs Ram & Hari; let’s see Gopal’s fate: Gopal was an ardent fan of OHFED and the Gov.-Cow doctor department. He set up his own dairy farm with family finance. Brought some CB cows from his locality. Carried milk on...

Problems of an absent owner & how to tackle them

Friends! this piece of article is intended mainly for persons like ‘Gir Odisha Group members’ who are working away from home, but still wish to set up a dairy farm at village or nearby. Please go through the items carefully. What can be the problems apart from normal...

Why Indian breeds?

Friends, in the last episode we have got an idea of suitability of BosIndicusverses Exotic Bos Taurus. Let’s find out which cattle breed we ought to rear. Do share with me in the following Analysis.   Measures Indian cattle Exotic cattle Strength Higher Fat% in...

Study of situation in context of your objectives-III

This is the story of another entrepreneur: ‘Hari’ was a in a better position than Ram in getting hold of a government recommendation. He managed to get a government skill training in 2 months, on dairy farming &could get himself enlisted in some ‘kaushalmela’. His...

Study of situation in context of your objectives-II

This is continuation from the story 1: The next day Mr Ram was in the higher office with the filled in forms to get the sign of Vet-authority. The boss just handed over the form to some subordinate and said, “Pradhan, see what can be done?” Ram followed Pradhan who...

Study of situation in context of your objectives

We have been talkingof problems in general terms. But in reality every farm will have its own situation,which may be a ‘strength orsometimes a ‘limitation&with itsinbuiltmerits &challenges. It depends on many factors; such as purposeof making a farm,...

Why should we go for a dairy farm?

Dairy farming is both an Agricultural & an Industrial venture. It comprises Science and Arts & Skills. “Dairying” comprises both milk production and milk processing & converting into milk products. It has a great flexibility.  Be it poor, rich or of a...