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Training to Scheduled caste farmers under SCSP on 14-08-2019

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organised one day training programme on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” to scheduled caste farmers on 14th August, 2019 at this Directorate under Schedule Caste Sub Plan (SCSP). Major aim of the training is to train the farmers to adopt backyard poultry rearing for improving the income and nutritional security of households. A total of 31 farmers (14 men and 17 women farmers) from Chinchalpet village, Vikarabad district participated in the programme. Dr.R.N.Chatterjee, Director, DPR interacted with the farmers and highlighted the advantage of rearing improved backyard chicken varieties developed by this Directorate towards improving the farmer’s income. Farmers were provided with training kit including extension literature in vernacular language on package of practices for rearing backyard chicken varieties under rural conditions. The farmers had training on farm management including brooding management, grower and layer management and backyard poultry farming. The farmers expressed willingness to adopt rural poultry farming.


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