Poultry Development

 

 

          Poultry can play very important role in the diversification of agriculture, particularly in view of the fact that with ever increasing population, there is tremendous pressure on land.  If poultry is taken up on sound basis, it can help to harness triple benefits ie additional employment income with least investment in backyard production, Over and above, poultry farming is quite and eco-friendly activity and can revert the trends of migration of rural youth.

 

          Poultry farming is now gaining considerable momentum in this Union Territory .  As poultry farming has got a good potential as a source of supplementary income and even as the main source of livelihood to the farmers, the Department has taken up the implementation of various programme for popularizing poultry farming in this Union territory.  To meet the growing demand of unadulterated protein and due to the awakening among the urban populace to the importance of eggs the department started adopting all the available advanced technology to increase the annual egg production with improved birds.

 

ORGANISATION OF POULTRY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

 

DIRECTOR

Head of Department

JOINT DIRECTOR (POULTRY)

Programme Officer

PUDUCHERRY

KARAIKAL

MAHE

 

YANAM

 

1. INTENSIVE POULTRY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, PUDUCHERRY

1. GOVERNMENT POULTRY FARM, T.R.PATTINAM

1. GOVERNMENT POULTRY FARM, PALLOOR

1. GOVERNMENT POULTRY FARM, YANAM

2. LIVESTOCK POULTRY RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTRE, KARIAMANICKAM

2. GOVERNMENT POULTRY FARM, KOTTUCHERRY

   

   

Intensive Poultry Development Programme or Project

           Poultry enterprises has advanced by leaps and bounds and the backyard systems of poultry keeping in the rural families is mostly run by the women folk and the Department aims at improving the breeding quality of these birds which will ultimately increase the production of the UT to a great extent.  The Intensive Poultry Development Project is an important poultry development scheme has started yielding good results commercial poultry farming.    Under this scheme farmers are encouraged to set up commercial poultry farms for which all required technical assistance are provided .  The primary work under this is to offer a package of input services in all aspects of poultry, which included ducks also. The main activity of prophylactic vaccination for poultry including ducks .  Diagnostic services are undertaken by conducting post mortem of specimen received from the poultry farmers.  Prophylactic and post exposure treatment are provided at free of cost


Services available with the scheme

  1. Consultancy for setting up of new poultry farms

  2. Preparation of Project reports

  3. Technical guidance for maintenance of poultry farms

  4. Diagnosis and treatment of poultry diseases at poultry farms

  5.  Power Concession to poultry farms

  6. Free vaccination and treatment for birds at poultry farms

RECOMMENDED VACCINATION SCHEDULE FOR COMMERCIAL FARMING FOR PUDUCHERRY

 

VACCINATION SCHEDULE FOR POULTRY   (LAYER)

AGE(DAYS)

VACCINE

5 7

RDV F1

14-16

IBDv

24-26

IBDv

30

RDLV

40

IBDv

56

RDVK

70

FPV

120

RDVK

 

VACCINATION SCHEDULE FOR POULTRY (BROILER)

AGE (DAYS)

VACCINE

5 7

RDV F

14-16

IBDv

28-30

RDLV

 

 

How-to avail the Services

              The services are available to all farmers who maintains organized poultry farms and register with the contact person and provide all required details.

  The contact persons for availing the services

For farmers at Puducherry

Vet. Asst. Surgeon, Intensive Poultry Development Programme , Animal Husbandry  complex,  Puducherry

For farmers at Karaikal

 Joint Director Karaikal

  For farmers at Mahe

Vet. Asst. Surgeon Veterinary Dispensary  .Palloor,  Mahe

For farmers at Yanam

Vet. Asst. Surgeon Veterinary Dispensary  Yanam.

 

Livestock and Poultry Research and Extension Centre.

                    The farm functions as a rearing center for day old chicks  of dual type. The day old chicks intended for distribution are reared unto 6-8 weeks of age and they are sold to the public at the subsidized rate.   In Puducherry the farm is functioning at Kariamanickam village in Nettapakam commune and act as  demonstration and training purpose.

          In Karaikal there are two farms one at T.R.Pattinam and other at Kottucherry.   In Mahe and Yanam similar farms have been set up one at each region.  These farms are functioning only as growing centres for day old chicks  of dual purpose chicks upto 6-8 weeks of age and then distributed to the farmers and to act as  demonstration and training purpose.

        

   Schemes implemented   Under Poultry Development

1.  Distribution of dual purpose poultry to farmers for backyard poultry production.

2.  Distribution of turkey poults  to farmers for backyard poultry production

3.  Distribution of 18 weeks layer pullet to farmers for egg production at backyard.

 

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