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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Assessment of The Livestock Extension Service In Ethiopia: The Case of Southern Region

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Getahun Degu



Index Terms- Livestock extension system, Livestock technological packages, dairy, fattening, poultry, beekeeping, adoption and impact, income and constraints.



Abstract :- This paper Provide primary information for the current livestock extension system in respect to livestock technological packages for dairy, fattening, poultry and beekeeping. The general objective is to assess the extent of adoption and its impact on farmers' income and identified constraints for potential solution who participated on the package program and non- participants. Hence, the income of participating farmers surpassed from the non-participants which enhance more farmers to participant in the livestock extension package. However, the problems reported by farmers should receive due consideration to ease adoption of improved livestock technologies to improve the income and livelihood of the farming community.



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