Srinagar: Center for Research on Poultry, Division of Livestock Production and Management, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, SKUAST-K conducted an extension programme regarding rearing of ‘layer type birds’ in backyard and free range system on Friday. This was stated in an official press release issued here.
According to the document, both men and women farmers from Shuhama, Busserbugh, Gulab Bagh and Pandach villages participated in the programme.
Dr Azmat Alam Khan, Sr Scientist and I/C center for Research on Poultry and Dr I. U. Shiekh Associate Professor (Poultry) appraised the farmers about “rearing of poultry in backyard”, the document further read.
Poultry management, nutrition and health related issues were discussed and queries raised by farmers were answered according to the official handout.
Keystone Golden Pullets were also distributed among the farmers.