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Abstract                 Volume:8  Issue-9  Year-2020          Original Research Articles


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Challenges and Opportunities of Milk Production and Management in Ethiopia: Review
Bekele Aysheshim Belay
Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This review conducted on current challenges of small holder production and management in Ethiopia, that the major identified factor affecting dairy milk production is low due to the favor less number of lactating cows, Availability of quality and quantity feed, in adequate market facility, distance of the market from producer, lack of transport facilities and seasonal variation of price milk and milk products and challenges of dairy milk production is seasonal availability of feed and lack of supplementary feed, poor management include back ground of hay making system poor housing system, under the tree or traditional housing system, distance from grazing and water point, Less productivity breeds, Disease outbreak, lack of Market and transport facility, feed shortage, seasonal price variation of milk products, lack of awareness. And Ethiopia hold large potential for dairy development due to its large livestock population, Most of the initiate dairy milk production are High demand for dairy product, Optimum price of dairy products, Rapid population growth and urbanization, Sufficient water available, Fertility of soil, Availability of improved dairy breeds, Availability of AI service, Availability of improved forage variety, Full service of animal health, Availability of improved bull and Low cost, family labor in small holder. Awareness creation is important about conservation of feed in proper manner for extended period of dry season so as to use during long dry season. Strong supervision and permanent advisory practice on the disease outbreak control is very important to increase the dairy milk production and productivity in the Ethiopia.

Keywords: Challenges and opportunities, Milk production and Management, Ethiopia
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How to cite this article:

Bekele Aysheshim Belay. 2020. Challenges and Opportunities of Milk Production and Management in Ethiopia: Review.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 8(9): 51-57
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2020.809.006