Eligibility: Inter Bi.P.C/M.P.C/Vocational Dairying/Diploma in Animal Husbandry/Diploma in Agriculture Preferred/Inter any Group
What is Poultry?
“Poultry can be defined as domesticated birds (Chickens, Quails, Pigeons, Turkeys, etc.) which are kept by humans for the eggs they produce, their meat, their feathers, or sometimes as pets.”
Poultry word has been originated from a French/Norman word “Poule” which itself derived from the Latin word “Pullus” which means small animal.
The term “poultry” refers to domestic fowls which are reared for their flesh, eggs and feathers which include chickens, ducks, geese etc.
The poultry is one of the important components of the farmer’s economy. It provides additional income and job opportunities to a large number of rural populations in the shortest possible time. Poultry farming has assumed much importance due to the growing demand of poultry products especially in urban areas because of their high food value. It also involves small capital investment and provides useful employment to a large number of people.
Poultry gives the rich organic manure. It is an important source of employment & income to millions of farmers & other persons who are engage in allied actions in the poultry industry.