Print ISSN: 2077-5822

Online ISSN: 2618-1479

Keywords : Extension Services


The Satisfaction of Cattle Breeders for Extension Services , Veterinary and Supplies Provided to Them and Most Important Problems They Face in Cows Management and Breeding in the Central and Southern Governorates of Iraq

Mohammed Talib Hadi; Ashwaq Abdul Al Razzaq Naji

Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Agriculture Sciences, 2016, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 13-25
DOI: 10.33794/qjas.2016.114750

The research aims at identifying the of Satisfaction of cattle breeders for extension services , veterinary and supplies provided to them as well as the most important problems they face in cows management and breeding in the central and southern governorates of Iraq . The research community covered (13) provinces of the central and southern area of Iraq , ( 50% ) of those provinces ( 7 provinces ) are chosen as a sample ( Baghdad , Karbala , Najaf , Wasit , Qudisya , Muthana and Basrah ) , The sample also included (42) of agricultural departments which represented (50%) of the community , ( 0.5% ) of the breeders as a random cluster sample is chosen which were ( 188 ) of the total of ( 36827 ) breeders . To achieve the research objectives questionnaire were designed to collect data , to measure the Satisfaction cattle breeders for the services provided to them consists of three axis (extension services, veterinary services, supplies services) , amounts the items consists these axis (24) items , To measure the problems facing cattle breeders consists of five axes (extension problems, veterinary problems, supplies problems, support issues, and other problems) , amounted the items consisting These axis (24) items , use like scale of five parameters to measure two objectives .The research concluded severe lack of satisfaction with the extension services , veterinary and supplies provided to them and many problems they face in cows management and breeding . The researcher recommends the need to include the services provided on all threads own management and breeding cows , specific objectives , lucid of result from the study of the reality of cattle breeders to provide services on its basis , open milk collecting centers , improving the quality of animal feed provided to them