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Socio-Demographic Structure and Constraints of Smallholder Dairy Farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria

John Olusoji Abiola Sunday Charles Olaogun Rahamon Akinyele Moshood Adedokun Sunday Kelly Onaro
Vol 9(7), 14-23
DOI- http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/ijlr.20190325063829

The contribution of dairy farming to the socio-economic development of Oyo state and Nigeria at large cannot be underestimated; we therefore sought to establish socio-demographic status and constraints of small holder dairy farmers at five milk collection centres built by FC WAMCO in Oyo state, Nigeria. Well structure close ended question-based questionnaires were administered in the study location. Farmer’s demography revealed 63.64% and 36.36% male and female respectively, majority (46.54%) were between 30 and 40yrs. 73.82% do not have formal education, 40.18% reported 10 years of rearing. Major constraints identified were; lack of milking equipment reported by 97.64%, 93.82% reported lack of milk preservation facilities. 97.64% reported high cost of breeder stock. 51.82% were not aware of artificial insemination. Inaccessibility to good water was reported by 98.55%, 93.09% reported cattle rustling, 70% were not aware of any biosecurity measures.

Keywords : Constraints Dairy Farmers Socio-demography Smallholder Oyo state

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