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Productivity Effects of Occupational Hazards among Poultry Farmers and Farm Workers in Osogbo Local Government Area of Osun State

I.A. Adedeji, F. Olapade-Ogunwole, C.O. Farayola and I.O. Adejumo
Department of Animal Science, Landmark University, Omu Aran, Nigeria 4
Abstract :

The study investigates the productivity effects of occupational hazards on the productivity of poultry farmers and farm workers in Osogbo local government area of Osun State. A well structured interview schedule was administered to a sample of 60 poultry farmers randomly selected in the study areas using a multistage sampling technique. Data was analyzed using frequency distribution, percentage and means as descriptive statistical tools while regression model was used as inferential statistical tool. The study also revealed some preventive measures on the farms and ways of reducing the occupational hazards among poultry formers and farm worker at low cost. Result showed that age, preventive measure and drug used were statistical significant as 5% level of significance while farm size significant at 1% level of significance.

Keywords :
Productivity effects, occupational hazards, preventive measures

Date Deposited : 25 Feb 2015 13:39

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Volume 10, Number 11, - 2011 , ISSN 1682-8356

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