2018, Vol. 5 Issue 6, Part B
A study on poultry production practices at various farms in Varanasi
Author(s): DS Goswami, VK Paswan and DK Bagri
Abstract: The study entitled “a study on poultry production practices at various farms in Varanasi” was conducted to determine the managemental practices, profitability and income utilization done by farmers under various system of poultry production. Five villages were selected purposively having presence of good number of poultry farmers. Data were collected from the 20 respondent with the help of structured interview technique. The study area was dominated by the male farmers belonging to middle age group followed by young. Education statuses of most of the respondents were high and 10+2. In both the systems of poultry farming (organized & backyard), majority of the respondents had animal husbandry (including poultry) and agriculture as the main occupation. In organized system were practicing semi intensive and intensive systems of poultry farming, whereas in unorganized system all respondent were practicing extensive system of poultry production in all the five villages. Under orgnised system all the respondents were rearing broiler and they provide separate houses. In back yard poultry rearing system the chickens are fed with kitchen waste and grain, they receive no medication while in organized system company feed and homemade feed were used and they receive medication. Majority of poultry owners rearing birds in unorgnised system made necessary arrangements for night shelters of the bird to protect them from predators. Majority of respondents of the organized system reported that Coccidiosis and IBD are major disease affecting production while in unorganised system respiratory problems, Fowl pox, Coccidiosis, IBD and Ranikhet diseases were reported which affects production.
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How to cite this article:
DS Goswami, VK Paswan, DK Bagri. A study on poultry production practices at various farms in Varanasi. Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2018;5(6):77-83.