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Comparative analysis of different factors involving management status of dairy farms in Khartoum state (Sudan)

Author(s): Alatta Amal Osman, | A. A. Hassabo, | M. O. Eisa | Yagoub Sanaa Osman

Journal: Research Opinions in Animal & Veterinary Sciences
ISSN 2221-1896

Volume: 1;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 150;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Breeds | Farm | Hygiene | Milk Yield | Building

A study on breed, milk yield and processing, health condition, human resource, hygiene program, nutrition and building status was carried out in dairy farms at Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman located in Khartoum state. Data were collected from 120 farms (40 farms from each town) in the study area. The information was collected by questionnaire, direct interview with farm owners and personal observation. The results showed significant difference in type of breeds, milk yield, vaccination programme and prevalence of mastitis. General hygiene and sanitation measures such as dung removal, disinfection, cleaning program and maintaining minimum contamination during milk process could not be observed in the majority the farms.
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