Dairy farm project report 8 cows

DAIRY FARM PROJECT REPORT EIGHT COWS

 INDIGENOUS MILCH BREED / CROSS-BRED COWS

Entrepreneur  must check the following points before starting a dairy farm.

  1. Availability of good quality dairy breed cows in nearby livestock market
  2. Nearness of the Farm to Veterinary Hospital, Artificial Insemination Center/livestock Aid Centers, MPCS
  3. Marketing facility of milk and milk product in the locality.
  4. 4.Availability of concentrates ,fodder & medicine in that locality.
  5. Before starting a dairy farm the entrepreneurs/ farmers are advised to undergo   training on dairy farming. They can contact Local Animal Husbandry Department staffs/Veterinary College/agriculture University etc. for the purpose.

Government subsidy available for these types of project– Back ended capital subsidy 25% for general category (33.33% for SC/ST beneficiaries) is available under government of India scheme Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS.). Subsidy ceiling is Rs140000/ for general category & Rs186400 for ST/SC category for dairy farm with eight animals.

Farmer from Odisha can avail back ended capital subsidy 25% for general category  (33.33% for SC/ST beneficiaries) under government of Odisha scheme Promotion Of Dairy Entrepreneurship (PDE).Subsidy ceiling is Rs100,000/ for general category & Rs133332/ for ST/SC category for dairy farm with eight animals for PDE scheme.

Odisha farmer can avail subsidy either under scheme PDE or DEDS.

Avail Bank loan and subsidy– In order to avail bank loan & subsidy under DEDS/PDE the entrepreneur/farmers are advised to contact local animal husbandry/veterinary officers. Animal resources development department is the facilitator deportment for above schemes.

This project report is based on following assumption:

1.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.Availability of  2 acre of  irrigated land is prerequisite for the project

3.Cost 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 maintance of the dairy farm.

4.Fodder cultivation considered in 2 acre land ,Two crops considered per year.

5.Cow dung produced will be utilized as Manure for fodder cultivation.

6.Cost of rearing calves is not considered as it will be nullified by their sale value

7.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.

Housing for cows

Floor –Pucca, strong concrete cemented, impervious to moisture ,and have slope 1 in 60 towards gutter. Plinth should be 2ft. higher than ground. Walls-3ft. high lengthwise brick wall on sides, End wall should be solid made of bricks.Roof– 14-16ft. high at the center and 8ft. high on the side wall .there should be   hang over 3ft  beyond wall to prevent rain water from entering cow shade. Roof should be of asbestos, cement asbestos, or tile. thatched  roof can replace asbestos in low cost housing

dairy farm house

tail to tail cow house

 TAIL  TO TAIL SYSTEM OF HOUSING

ITEMSLENGTH IN METER
MANGER0.6M
STANDING PLACE1.5M
GUTTER0.4M
FEEDING PASSAGE1.2M ON BOTH SIDE
MILKING PLACE1.2M
Sr.NoParticularsYears
IIIIIIIVVVi
i)Lactation Days
a)First batch1000112010008408401000
b)Second batch720840840840840840
Total172019601840168016801840
ii)Dry Days
a)First batch440320440600600440
b)Second batch600600600600600
Total4409201040120012001040
DAILY FEEDING AND COST CHART FOR DAIRY COWS
ItemFEEDING STUFFCOST/KG

Rs.

During lactation periodDuring dry period
Quantity (kg)Cost (Rs.)Quantity (kg)Cost (Rs.)
1Concentrate feed204.5901.530
2Green fodder120Home grown15Home grown
3Dry fodder4416520
4Total28.510621.550
. Techno economic parameter
Type of AnimalIndigenous Milch breed/

crossbred/ CB Jersey Cow

No. of Animals8
Cost of Animal (Rs./animal)35000/cow
Average Milk Yield (litre/day)10
Floor space (sqft) per adult animal40
Floor space (sqft) per calf20
Cost of construction per sqft (Rs.)300
Cost of equipment per animal (Rs.)1000
Cost of fodder cultivation (Rs./acre/season)6000
Insurance premium (% per annum)5
Veterinary aid/animal/ year (Rs.)2000
Cost of concentrate feed (Rs./kg)20
Labour part time3000 per month
Cost of dry fodder (Rs./kg)4
Sale price of milk32
Rate of interest (%)12
Repayment period (years)6
Selling price of milk (Rs./kg)32
Sale price of gunny bags (Rs. per bag)10
Lactation days280
Dry days150


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