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ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research Organized “Certified Livestock Advisor Program on Poultry” training Programme for Animal Husbandry Officers during 22 October – 5 November 2018

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organized a Training Programme on “Certified Livestock Advisor Program on Poultry (Module – II)” during 22 October – 5 November 2018, in collaboration with  MANAGE, Hyderabad, sponsored by Govt. of India. A total of 13 Animal Husbandry officers from 8 states attended the programme. The trainees were exposed to various aspects of poultry production such as breeding, nutrition, management and health care. The training module included theory, practical demonstrations and hands on experience on farm and hatchery operations. Hands on sessions on farm management including nursery management, grower and breeder management were conducted. The veterinary officers were trained on artificial insemination technology and practically carried out the AI. Apart from the Faculty members of Institute, Industry experts Dr. N.K.Praharaj of Srinivasa Group, Dr.H.R.Krishna Rao from Venkateshwara Hatcheries, Dr.S.Ravinder Reddy from R.R Labs and  Dr.S.K.Maine delivered lectures and provided inputs in commercial poultry farming. Field visits were organized to poultry processing plant of Srinivasa Hatcheries group, 2.5 lakh commercial layer farm, 12000 per batch capacity commercial broiler farm, feed mill and free range poultry of Bavoji Tanda, Mahaboobnagar district, Telangana (an adopted tribal village of ICAR-DPR).  Visits to Veterinary college Poultry farm, NRC on Meat, Hyderabad  and MANAGE, Hyderabad were also arranged for the benefit of the participants.  The participants expressed satisfaction on the module of the training.  Smt Usha Rani, IAS, DG, MANAGE and Dr.R.N.Chatterjee, Director DPR interacted with the participants and expressed need for arranging more number of trainings in the poultry and other allied fields for the benefit of the different stake holders for doubling farmers income.


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