STEP 1- period( 2-3 Months)
Learn by heart , all the videos on website bhartiyacow.com
Come for Onjob training for cow dung and urine , for 3 days, in Maharashtra.
If u want practical training on 5 Goshalas/Dairy farms , pay Rs 1000 /day as fees
Excluding Food , conveyance and accommodation.
STEP 2- Period( 15 Months)
Decide your project size
Decide your fundings, marketing, SWOT analysis.
Start working a per guidelines, for at least 1 year.
Keep patience for 5 years , until whole loan is repayed.
STEP 3 period (5 to 20 Years)
Be a good supplier of calves, cows, bulls, milk, milk products, cow dung and urine
products, training centre and cow tourism centre.
Q1. What is definition of Dairy farming?
A1. It is combination of Arts, science and commerce. it is an art because of handling of animals, labors, supervisors, suppliers and purchasers etc. It is a science because help of science in animal health, production, reproduction etc. is a must. It is a commerce because you have to invest money and come out with profits.
Q2. What are important topics for successful dairy farming?
A2. Finance, Nutrition, Breeding and animal health, A2 milk production are important topics.
Q3. What is investment to return ratio?
A3. Very difficult to answer, because the inputs and outputs vary in many ways. In CAPEX- The loan and interest in EMIs is to be divided in 5 to 7 years. The rising costs of land are prime concern and the main culprit for new dairy farming entrepreneurs, the cost of cows vary from Rs. 70,000/- to 1.5 lacs per animal. The shed construction cost varies from place to place depending upon building material used. Only, the prices of chaff cutter and milking machines needed as per farm size are known initially. The working capital comprises of Feeding cost of animals as milking, non milking, male and female calves, bulls if any. It varies from Rs. 50/- to 200/- per animal per day. The medicine, breeding costs, water and electricity are each Rs. 1,000/- per animal per year. The problem of shortage and lethargy of labors and non-availability of Skilled supervisors in this sector making many investors to think twice. So the salaries ranges from area to area. Any business has three years breakeven and so we hope here also.
Q4. What is role of genetics and or Management?
A4. Though superior genetics is important for good yield , along with it Management of dairy farm plays its key role.
Q5. Can u define Role of Nutrition?
A5. Yes, No matter above both r needed but nutrition will help conductively to get more results because it provides best proteins, fats, energy, TDN, minerals to the animal, without which u cannot succeed .
Q6. Is different feed needed in different stages of lactation.?
A6. Yes, the needs of animals vary before delivery, 100 days after delivery, 100-300 days after delivery and during dry period. Even the body weight changes which is to be correlated with feed needs.
Q7. What are factors affecting proper results of feed.?
A7. Seasonal and suitable deworming, control of ectoparasites, Healthy status of animal (proven by Lab support), Good shed, and no doubt is quality of feed.
Q8. What is quality of feed, pl explain?
A8. Balanced feed with proper % of proteins, fats, TDN is good quality provided raw material is tested promptly, feed stored suitably and complaint solved sincerely.
Q9. Only feed will help or other any things needed?
A9. Only feed is not good so dry and green fodders in quantity as per animals body weights are to be supplied, otherwise the expenses on cattle feed will not give proper results, So to overcome this, proper arrangement of fodders as per animal number is needed.
Q10. What are different types of feed?
A10. The feed is different for Bulls, goats, Horse, Calves, Poultry etc.
Q11. Why and how calf nutrition is different?
A11. The development of stomach of calf is as like human for first 8 weeks. As human cannot consume grasses, so the calf, hence the feed of cow cannot be used for calves.
Q12. How to maintain the economic cycle of dairy farm?
A12. The income of farm is from cow tourism, sale of milk, milk products, urine and cow dung products. For this, the cow should be pregnant in 60 days after delivery, otherwise every cycle repeated costs the owner extra Rs 4,000/- per cow.
Q13. What are other incomes other than routine?
A13. The 42 household products for human use and 12 for natural farming are extra source of income for a farmer. Big herds can think of power generation, CNG generation etc.
Q14. What are diseases of cow?
A14. Mastitis, repeat breeding, thieleria are in addition to HS BQ FMD etc.
Q15. why minerals are needed?
A15. The minerals play very important role in body metabolism and are drained out of body from milk so needs to be supplemented, Otherwise deficiency creates disorders or diseases and income slows down.
Q16. Did anybody provide training on scientific dairy farming/On job training?
A16. Yes, if needed by the investors as per the size of farm.
Q17. IS there any video for online learning of dairy farm /goshala management?
A17. Yes, you can download Dr. Yogis videos from YouTube links are given below.
Marathi for 3 hrs.
Hindi for 5 hrs.
English for 7 hrs.
And then prepare your list of questions and ask it on TUESDAY on
WhatsApp no.: 9822194289
Author has small but practical experience in export quality raw milk quality Improvement/Goshala Management/ Buffalo Management and working in cattle feed factory, can be contacted on WhatsApp/Telegram/Skype only on Tuesday/SUNDAY
UNFORTUNATELY ,,,,,,,,DAIRY FARMING IS VERY LESS MONITORED IN
CORELATION WITH LAB REPORTS.
Hence if you want to be TECHNO – COMMERCIALLY SUCCESSFUL About
Dairy Farming,,,,,, Please Perform following tests and monitor your Dairy Farm from
- Water and Soil Testing : Once per Year.
- Blood, Stool, Urine Testing & Body Weight : Thrice a Year.
- A2 Milk Testing : Once per LIFETIME
- DNA Testing : Once in Lifetime.
- Cattle Feed and Grasses : As per Lots/Batches.
- MILK Quality : As per consumer needs.