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Vol. 11, Special Issue 2 (2022)

Poultry production practices adopted by farmers in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh

DS Goswami, VK Paswan, DK Bagri and JP Meena
A study entitled "Poultry production practices adopted by farmers in Varanasi District of Uttar Pradesh" was conducted to determine the administrative and profitable practices of farmers under various poultry production system. Five villages were randomly selected for the purpose of having a large number of poultry farmers. Data were collected from 20 respondents with the help of a systematic consultation strategy. The study area was full of middle-aged male farmers followed by youngsters. In both poultry (planned & backyard) system, the majority of respondents had livestock (including poultry) and agriculture as the main activity. In a formal system they conducted poultry farming programs in an in-depth and in-depth manner, and in an informal system all respondents conducted a comprehensive poultry production program in all five villages. Under the organised system all respondents raised chickens and provided separate housing. In the case of backyard poultry rearing chickens are fed kitchen waste and grain, they do not receive medicines while in the organised system of company feeding and home-made food were used and received medicine. Most poultry owners who raise birds in an informal manner make the necessary arrangements so that the bird can escape at night to protect itself from predators. Most respondents in the formal program reported that Coccidiosis and IBD are major productive diseases while in the systemic respiratory problems, Fowl pox, Coccidiosis, IBD and Ranikhet diseases have been reported affecting production.
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How to cite this article:
DS Goswami, VK Paswan, DK Bagri and JP Meena. Poultry production practices adopted by farmers in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(2S): 34-39.
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