SKUAST-K starts trial of backyard poultry’s Srinidhi variety

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SRINAGAR: A field evaluation trial for Srinidhi variety of backyard chicken was started here on Wednesday by Division of LPM, FVSc & AH, SKUAST-K under Poultry Seed Project.
About 70 backyard poultry units of 10 Srinidhi birds each were distributed among the farmers by Dean FVSc & AH Prof Sarfaraz A Wani, read a varsity handout.
Speaking on the occasion Principal investigator Poultry Seed Project Dr Azmat Alam Khan sought cooperation of farmers in field evaluation of the new variety. Dean, FVSc & AH stressed on careful evaluation of new germplasm before recommending the same for large scale introduction, it read.