PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT OF RURAL BACKYARD POULTRY IN Dakshin DINAJPUR DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL – A Review*

Article Id: ARCC906 | Page : 216-221
Citation :- PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT OF RURAL BACKYARD POULTRY IN Dakshin DINAJPUR DISTRICT OF WEST BENGAL – A Review*.Agricultural Reviews.2011.(32):216-221
S. Biswas, N.C. Sahu, and D.P. Sikdar1
Address : Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Dakshin Dinajpur Krishi Vigyan Kendra Majhian, P.O.-Patiram, D. Dinajpur - 733 133, India

Abstract

Backyard poultry farming plays a significant role for subsidiary income and supplementary nutrition for the rural farmers particularly women in the community. Realizing the importance, Dakshin Dinajpur KVK under UBKV has started backyard poultry improvement programme (BPIP) through training, FLD, supervision, and monitoring to improve the productivity of indigenous backyard poultry. The study depicts the dominance of backyard poultry farming by the rural women and this BPIP is gaining momentum in spite of few constraints regarding implementation of the programme. The study finally show the avenues to resolve the constraints and achieve the ultimate success of this developmental intervention.

Keywords

Productivity Backyard poultry Crossbreeding indigenous Poultry improvement.

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