Poultry farming in Nepal and its popularity increasing between local farmers they raising chickens organically for meats or eggs that provides a rapid return on your investment. Chicken farming in Nepal is very popular between urban and rural farmers of Nepal. Pasture raised chicken farming is a best source to maximize their benefit of villagers. Basically chickens grow on a farm for meat, eggs and down.
Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers while chickens raised for meat are often called broilers but we have Nepali local chickens rising also. Chicken farm needs to control all aspects of nutrition, breeding, selection, incubation, hatching and growing to produce high quality poultry products at chicken farm. Rearing chicken is quite difficult than other species of poultry farming, before start an chicken farming it is necessary to know chicken farming facts like food, care, diseases, breeds and chicken farm management. The program was conducted at Tandi from 5th March to 7th March 2021 for three days. The program was facilitated by Dr. Yogendra Raj Panta, Dr. Anil Regmi and Dr. Nishan Aryal as the trainers. The ward representative of Tandi Muncipality ward no 1 Ratnanagar Bakular Mr. Babu Ram Gautam, branch manager of the Tandi branch of Nirdhan Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited Mr. Jyoti Raj Regmi, among others were present in the event. The topics of the training program covered Introduction, objectives sharing, expectation collection, Bio-security and shed cleaning, Preparation for brooding/brooding management, Management practices: litter, feeding & water, Light, temperature, humidity & ventilation, medication, vaccine & vaccination, Heat and cold stress, signs of healthy & sick birds, Catching and transportation of birds, grading, isolation, culling & disposal of dead birds, Important disease conditions (major diseases, symptoms to call for vets) including field visit to poultry farm.