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Scientists- Farmers’ Meet” organized at ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organized a “Scientists- Farmers’ Meet” on 9th December 2019 with an aim to understand the issues and solutions related to egg and chicken meat consumption. The event was organized in collaboration with Dr.Chicken, RR Foods, Hyderabad. Dr.S.V.Rama Rao, Prl.Scientist welcomed the delegates and introduced the theme of the meeting.  Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR highlighted the status of poultry production in India and myths and misconceptions about chicken egg and meat consumption and their implications in poultry production. Dr.S.Ravinder Reddy, RR Foods, narrated the efforts initiated by the poultry industry to educate the consumers and create awareness on nutritional benefits of chicken egg and meat. Dr. V.Ramasubba Reddy, Retd Professor (Poultry Science), ANGRAU explained in detail about the nutritional value of eggs and chicken and their health benefits. An interactive session was held, where in poultry farmers and technical persons involved in poultry industry interacted and offered suggestions for developing a suitable action plan to create awareness and to counter the false propaganda about chicken egg and meat consumption. 

Dr.M.V.L.N. Raju, Prl. Scientist proposed formal vote of thanks. A total of 84 participants attended the event, which included the Scientific staff from DPR, faculty and PG/PhD students from PVNR Telangana Veterinary University, representative from National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC)poultry farmers, senior poultry professionals, representatives, field veterinarians and persons involved in marketing chain of the poultry industry. https://icar.org.in/content/scientists%E2%80%99-farmers%E2%80%99-meet-organized

 
 


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