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Structure and problems of dairy farms in the case of Konya province

Show simple item record Oğuz, Cennet Yener, Aysun 2017-01-06T12:02:39Z 2017-01-06T12:02:39Z 2016
dc.identifier.citation Oğuz, C., Yener, A. (2016). Structure and problems of dairy farms in the case of Konya province. Journal of Selçuk University Natural and Applied Science, 5 (3), 1-14. tr_TR
dc.identifier.issn 2147-3781
dc.description tr_TR
dc.description.abstract The primary purpose of this research was to determine problems encountered by dairy farms in Konya province and to develop solutions for these problems. The data used in the research was obtained through questionnaire technique from 125 dairy cattle enterprises which were determined with stratified random sampling method on a voluntary basis. The main subjects covered by this study included socio-economic characteristics of farmers, management practices, recent changes in the number of dairy animal sand their reasons, factors to be considered in milking, keeping farm records, and problems encountered in dairy farming. In the region the most critical problems encountered in dairy farming can be listed as the high forage prices and absence of milk in cold chain. In order to develop dairy farming enterprise owners are required to produce forage crops on their own, integrate produced milk into the cold chain and lower forage prices to reasonable costs. Furthermore by providing trainings to the enterprises from specialists (veterinaries, zoo-technicians, agriculture economists, agronomists) assigned from private or public sector, relevant seminars should be provided on animal husbandry, animal care, feeding, fight against diseases, milking and hygiene, record-keeping in enterprises, animal insurance, procurement of input under favorable conditions and marketing ideas. tr_TR
dc.language.iso en tr_TR
dc.publisher Selçuk Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü tr_TR
dc.subject Dairy farming tr_TR
dc.subject Mandıracılık tr_TR
dc.subject Konya tr_TR
dc.title Structure and problems of dairy farms in the case of Konya province tr_TR
dc.type Article tr_TR

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