COASTAL SHEEP FARMING AT THE VILLAGES OF NOAKHALI DISTRICT IN BANGLADESH. Sumon MRA, Joya SH, Hossain MS , Hoque AKMF and Islam F*

BANGLADESH JOURNAL OF PROGRESSIVE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY:   BJPST
BJPST: 14(2): 032-035 [July,2016]      ISSN: 2305-1809 (Online version)

ABSTRACT
A total of 86 coastal sheep keeping farmers were enumerated to know about the contribution of sheep farming through sheep sale return and acceptance pattern of sheep meat in the study region at the villages of Noakhali district in Bangladesh during April 2016 to May 2016.  Many farmers were found sheep meat tastier than goat meat and they (89.50%) reported that acceptance of sheep meat at their community was increasing day by day. The highest number of sheep was noted in farms group A (277.31±1.91) while the lowest found in group D (19.71±0.78) similarly; the highest return from sheep sale per farm was reported for farm group A (BDT 83461.54±1.91 year–¹farm–¹), while the lowest was documented for farm group D (BDT 15128.5±0.78 year–¹farm–¹). Over all price of sheep meat was BDT 550.00±0.51 kg–¹.
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