Constraints of poultry production in Haldwani Tehsil of district Nainital of Uttaranchal

Devesh Pant, Shive Kumar, S.K. Singh and D. Kumar
Department of Livestock Production and Management
College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, U.S. Nagar, Uttaranchal -263145

Poultry production plays a crucial role in the upliftment of socio-economic status of the poultry farmers. It may be subsidiary source of employment and income for farmers, agriculture laborers and educated unemployed. A study was conducted in Haldwani Tehsil of Nainital district of Uttaranchal to understand the constraints and need of poultry farmers in poultry production as a viable subsidiary enterprise in this region. The data were collected from 80 randomly selected poultry farms. The study revealed that the following constraints were faced by the poultry farmers; economic, management, marketing, price, Infrastructure, communication and technological problems, the constraints infrastructure – like transport facilities and lack of proper housing, insufficient veterinary care, high prices of medicines/vaccines, feed cost and chicks.

Source : IPSACON-2005

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