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Poultry Farming – A way for Self Employment: Experts

KJ Staff
KJ Staff
Poultry Farming
Poultry Farming

Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana organized a two weeks Basic Training Programme on Poultry Farming

The training was managed by Dr Rajesh Kasrija and Dr Kulwinder Singh. The number of trainees were restricted to 13 because of Covid situation. The trainees were provided with basic knowledge on different aspects of poultry farming like breeds and breeding techniques, feeding management of different categories of birds, day-to-day care & seasonal management, shed design & structures, weather management, light requirement, vaccination protocols, diseases & their prevention, value addition of egg and meat, economics of poultry farming business etc. In addition, theoretical lectures, practical training on handling of birds, measuring vital parameters, signs of health was also provided to the trainees.   

Director Extension Education, Dr. P S Brar said that the purpose of this training was to provide fundamental knowledge and support to the budding farmers for setting up their enterprise efficiently. He further added that the poultry meat and egg are a vital part of human diet and there is great scope and demand in market for value added products from poultry. Dr R K Sharma, Prof-cum-Head, informed that the department is regularly organizing training programmes for Dairy farmingGoat farming and Pig farming also. Interested farmers can contact at Farmer Information Centre of the University for getting admission forms. This form can be downloaded from University website- www.gadvasu.in

It is important to mention that Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, also gives knowledge through technical books published by university, monthly magazine Vigiyanak Pashu Palan (VPP) and various Mobile Apps that can be downloaded from Google play store. For more details, one can contact at Farmer helpline number 0161-2414005, 2414026 or can visit Farmer Information Centre.  

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