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Backyard Poultry Project

  • Start Year:

    2015

  • End Year:

    2018

  • Agency :

    District Animal Husbandry Office, Bokaro

  • State:

    JHARKHAND

  • District:

    Bokaro

  • Block:

    Petarwar, Chas, Chandrapura,Gomia

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Description

To improve the socio-economic status of the traditional farmers, backyard poultry is a handy enterprise with low-cost initial investment, but high economic return along with guarantee for improving protein deficiency among the poor. The impact of poultry rearing has increased average net income per househeld Poultry rearing has enhanced food security and househeld nutrition.

 

Since rural women tookcare of the birds, they also retained the earnings from poultry keepings. Thus rearing the poultry birds was an enabling factor in empowering women.

 

We are running this project in Petarwar, Chas, Chandrapura and Gomia blocks of Bokaro district.