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Mechanical engineer has left the job of fabrication to become cattle rancher, now earning 8 lakh rupees every year | Mechanical engineer from Gujarat started animal husbandry with 4 cows, now a profit of 8 lakhs every year

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  • Mechanical Engineer Has Left The Job Of Fabrication To Become Cattle Rancher, Now Earning 8 Lakh Rupees Every Year

Patan19 minutes agoAuthor: Original Dave

Haresh Patel is a mechanical engineer living in Botarwada village of Patan tehsil of Gujarat.

  • Haresh is also doing organic farming with animal husbandry, he has 44 cows, his target is 100 cows.
  • They are also making dhoopbatti from cow dung, the Gujarat government has honored them with the best cattle prize.

Haresh Patel is a mechanical engineer living in Botarwada village of Patan tehsil of Gujarat. They used to do fabrication. A year and a half ago, he started animal husbandry. With this, they are earning 8 lakh rupees every year. They also save the cost of chemical fertilizers by using cow dung and cow urine in their fields. Along with this, they are also now making dhoopbatti from cow dung. The Government of Gujarat has awarded him the Best Cattleman Award this year.

35-year-old Haresh started Goshala with 4 cows on the advice of father and elder brother. Gradually their number increased and today they have 44 cows. Now their target is 100 cows. Haresh Patel’s goshala is known by the name of Madhav Goshala, which has indigenous singing of the Gir breed. Ghee is made from the milk of cows, whose price in the market is Rs 1700 kg. Apart from this, extracts from cow’s urine and cow dung are made by selling eco-friendly incense sticks (in many flavors, google, frankincense etc.).

Farming along with animal husbandry

Haresh Patel owns 30 bighas of land in which he does cow based organic farming. In farming, cow-urine and cow dung are used. This not only saves the expense of purchasing chemical fertilizer, but it also keeps the land fertile. In addition to cow dung and urine in the fields spraying of buttermilk as a pesticide. Not only this, grass and fodder for the cows are also grown in the fields. Pure ghee of Gir forest cows is in great demand in Gujarat. Last year, he prepared and sold 400 kg of ghee, which earned him around Rs 8 lakh.

Ghee delivered to big cities
At the beginning of animal husbandry, Haresh Patel used to produce 12 thousand liters annually. The price of milk was Rs 70 per liter. After this, the remaining milk was made by selling ghee. When demand for ghee started increasing in cities like Vadodara-Surat and Mumbai, they quit selling milk and started preparing ghee. Haresh says that the demand for ghee is still increasing and due to this they are engaged in efforts to increase the number of cows of Gir breed.

Target of rearing 100 cows
Haresh is trying to promote cows of many breeds of Gir. They also donate seeds from time to time for the breeding of Gir cows in their cowshed. The cows are procured with the help of the state government. Haresh explains that his goal is to raise 100 cows of Gir.

Haresh has been awarded the best cattleman award this year by the Gujarat government. At the prize distribution ceremony held in Dahod, Cabinet Minister Kunwarji Bavaliya gave him an award along with an incentive of Rs 15,000.

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