What are importance of POULTRY FARMING

Poultry is the branch of animal husbandry concerned with rearing For birds for eggs and meat. Egg-laying birds are called layers while meat yielding birds are called broilers It includes chickens (fowls) ducks, geese, turkeys, Guinea-fowls, pea fowls, pigeons and quails. Among these, fowls are most widely Domesticated birds in India. The practice of raising poultry for eggs and meat is called poultry farming.

  1. Importance: Poultry farming helps to raise the nutritional standard by supplying meat and eggs. Liquid egg consists of 36% yolk, 64% proteins. In India, annual broiler production and egg production in the year 2000 was700 million birds and 33 billion eggs respectively. India is the 5th largest country in the world in poultry production after China, Former USSR, USA and Japan.
  2. Poultry Breeds:

Aseel breed: It provides high yield of meat (as average weight of cock is 4 to 5 kg while that of hen is 3 to 4 kg) but is not a good layer. It has four varieties. Peela(golden red) yakub (black and red) nuri (white) and kajal (black).

White Leghorn: It is a good layer exotic breed and produces large sized white eggs. It is small sized and needs less feed in comparison to indigenous breeds But is not ideal for meat.

Rhode Island Red: It was developed on the farm of Rhode Island in U.S.A. It is a dual purpose breed. It is a good egg layer and also meat yielding breed.

  • Poultry care: Maintenance of temperature and hygienic conditions in poultry housings, Proper poultry feed and water.
  • Disease control
  • Ectoparasites like lice, mites and ticks can be controlled by spraying insecticides like malathione.
  • Endoparasites like Taenia (tape worm) and round worms can be controlled by wormicides.
  • Protozoan diseases like coccidiosis can be treated with sulphadruge.
  • Bacterial diseases can be treated by sulphadruge and antibiotics.

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  1. 국민체육진흥공단이 발행하는 체육진흥투표권 스포츠토토의 수탁사업자 스포츠토토코리아가 2일 ‘전국 70개 지역을 타겟으로 총 110개소의 신규판매인을 모집한다’고 밝혔다. 이번 신규판매인 모집 공고는 2일(월)부터 16일(금)까지 약 2주간 이뤄지며, 신청 접수는 28일(월) 12시부터 25일(금) 오후 4시까지 스포츠토토 홈페이지 내 ‘신규판매인 신청접수’를 통해 신청이 가능하다.

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