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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2004  |  Volume: 7  |  Issue: 5  |  Page No.: 674 - 678

Evaluation of Adoption Status of Artificial Insemination Technique on Dairy Cattle at Farmers Level

H.M. Salim, M.A. Halim, N. Akter and M.H. Rashid


In the present study the evaluation of the adoption status of artificial insemination (A.I.) technology in 5 villages of Mymensingh district in Bangladesh. Evidence showed that the proportion of households rearing cattle was 47.17%. Forty four percent of those households have adopted the A.I. technology. The proportion of cross-bred cattle population was about 34%. It varied among farm sizes, herd sizes and categories. The distribution of cattle holdings over the households was less unequal than the distribution of land holdings; but there was very little difference between the distribution of cattle and cross-bred cattle holdings.

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