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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Impact of vocational training on adoption of backyard poultry farming in Mau district

Author(s):
LC Verma, Angad Prasad, Phool Kumari, Gyandeep Gupta and Himanshu Rai
Abstract:
Backyard poultry has tremendous scope for quick and large term profit. In recent years, backyard poultry production has been extremely emphasized in sustaining and enhancing rural livelihoods for rural youth. A present study was undertaken in eight blocks of district Mau of Uttar Pradesh to know the impact of trainings on scientific method of backyard poultry farming among small and marginal poultry farmers participated in KVK’s training programme. Collection of data regarding gain in knowledge and adopted level about improved poultry science technologies in backyard poultry farming were recorded before and after trainings. The findings revealed that 95.55 farmers gained knowledge in housing, 97.77% in breed awareness, 93.33% in balanced poultry feed, 84.44% in vaccination, 80% in deworming, 86.66% in lime stone grit, 15.55% in grazing and 37.77% in azolla feed, respectively. Study showed that very few farmers were known about scientific method of backyard poultry farming before training programmes whereas, after training programmes the level of adoption increased as 86.66% in breed awareness, 80.0% in vaccination, 77.88% in balanced poultry feed, 74.44% in lime stone grit, 72.23% in deworming, 62.22% in grazing, 2.52% in housing, and in azolla feeding 37.77%. The overall adoption percentage by the farmers indicated that training had significant impact in uptake of new technologies.
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How to cite this article:
LC Verma, Angad Prasad, Phool Kumari, Gyandeep Gupta, Himanshu Rai. Impact of vocational training on adoption of backyard poultry farming in Mau district. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):3051-3053.

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