ASSUMPTIONS IN 10 COWS DAIRY FARM PROJECT REPORT
This project report is based on the following assumption:
- freshly calved indigenous dairy breed/ crossbred cows like RedSindhi/ Sahiwal/ Gir/ Rathi/ Crossbred cows in 1st or 2nd lactation will be purchased in two batches of two animals each at an interval of 5 to 6 months.
2.A vailability of 2 acre of irrigated land is prerequisite for the project
3.C ost of labour has not been taken into consideration since full-time labour is not required for the small unit. Family labour will be utilized for maintenance of the dairy farm.
4.Fodder cultivation considered in 2-acre land, Two crops considered per year.
- Cow dung produced will be utilized as Manure for fodder cultivation.
- Cost of rearing calves is not considered as it will be nullified by their sale value
- In case of death cow, new cow will be purchased from insurance claim money
8.The scheme is workable on the above guidelines if run by the dairy farmer on scientific lines.
|. Techno-economic parameters|
|Type of Animal||indigenous Milch breed /CB|
|No. of Animals||10|
|Cost of Animal (Rs./animal)||30000/cow|
|Average Milk Yield (litre/day)||10|
|Floor space (sqft) per adult animal||40|
|Floor space (sqft) per calf||20|
|Cost of construction per sqft (Rs.)||300|
|Cost of equipment per animal (Rs.)||1500|
|Cost of fodder cultivation (Rs./acre/season)||5000|
|Insurance premium (% per annum)||5|
|Veterinary aid/animal/ year (Rs.)||1000|
|Cost of concentrate feed (Rs./kg)||20|
|Cost of dry fodder (Rs./kg)||2|
|Rate of interest (%)||12|
|Repayment period (years)||6|
|Selling price of milk/litre (Rs./kg)||32|
|Sale price of gunny bags (Rs. per bag)||10|