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Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2012 | Volume: 11 | Issue: 10 | Page No.: 1713-1718
DOI: 10.3923/javaa.2012.1713.1718  
Factors Influencing the Adoption of Selected Innovations by Sheep Farmers in the East Mediterranean Region of Turkey
Dilek Bostan Budak , Ismet Boz , Cuma Akbay and Sinan Bas
 
Abstract: Sheep production is one of the main agricultural activities for farmers in East Mediterranean region of Turkey. This research conducted to determine the socio-economic and communication behavior factors which are effective in adopting selected innovations and best management practices for sheep production. Face to face interview was conducted with 148 sheep farmers to collect data. More than half (51%) of the respondents were between 35-50 years of age. While 18% of respondents were illiterate, 61% had elementary school degree.
 
How to cite this article:
Dilek Bostan Budak, Ismet Boz, Cuma Akbay and Sinan Bas, 2012. Factors Influencing the Adoption of Selected Innovations by Sheep Farmers in the East Mediterranean Region of Turkey. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11: 1713-1718.
DOI: 10.3923/javaa.2012.1713.1718
URL: http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=javaa.2012.1713.1718