Country Chicken Farming Should Grow Like an Enterprise

Suttur, March 12, 2022: The ICAR JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra, Suttur, organized a three-day training program aimed at making country chicken farming a profitable business.

The valedictory program saw the participation of Sri Sagar Urs, Brand Founder of Mysuru Nati Koli brand. In his address, he emphasized the importance of scientific and entrepreneurial approach towards country chicken farming. He highlighted the demand for country chicken and eggs in the market and urged farmers to consider it as a serious enterprise to increase their income. He encouraged participants to view it as a self-employment opportunity and strive to become successful entrepreneurs.

Dr. Raghavendra T.P., Chief Veterinarian at the Veterinary Hospital, Suttur, delivered a lecture on chicken farming and informed farmers about the various programs and resources available through ICAR JSS KVK to benefit them in agriculture and animal husbandry. He advised farmers to make the best use of these programs to maximize profits and become progressive farmers.

Dr. Ashok Kumar M.R., Veterinarian at the Veterinary Hospital, Toremavu, spoke about the chicken farming industry and various breeds. He praised the efforts of ICAR JSS KVK in organizing training programs and workshops with expert resource persons. He encouraged farmers to take full advantage of these opportunities.

Suttur Veterinary Hospital Veterinarian Dr. Raghavendra T.P. distributing training completion certificates to the participants.

Dr. Rakshith Raj U.M., Veterinarian at JSS KVK, discussed meat chicken and country chicken farming, including feeding, diseases, prevention, and vaccination.

Senior scientists from ICAR JSS KVK and Incharge Head, Smt. H.V. Divya, also spoke at the program and expressed their hopes that participants of the training program would eventually become resource persons for future programs organized by JSS KVK.

The training program saw the participation of progressive farmers such as Maalingaiah Rajanna, Suresh Patel from Challakere, Chitradurga, Krishnappa from Nanjangud, and 49 others. Dr. Rakshith Raj U.M. concluded the program and delivered the vote of thanks.