Poultry sector hit hard

April 7, 2020 10:14 am

CHITWAN, April 7: The nationwide lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 has caused mixed impacts on agriculture sector of Chitwan. While vegetables farming is gradually recovering after the initial setback of the lockdown, poultry sector has suffered the most.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Poultry farmers have said that import of poultry products was affecting their business.

Dhading farmers turn to quail farming

November 3, 2019 10:56 am

DHADING, Nov 3: Farmers in Dhading district, after suffering losses in poultry, have turned to quail (battai) farming. They find it easier to rear quail for both eggs and meat, and they are relieved from selling to the middleman.

BARDIYA, Oct 19: Laxman Tharu of Rajapur Municipality – 5 last year took a loan of Rs 100,000 from a cooperative. In the application letter, he wrote that he needed money for poultry farming. No sooner than he had bought a few chickens, he happened to hear about an Indian networking business called Oriens.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Department of Livestock Services has distributed Rs 81.08 million as compensation to farmers of nine bird flu-hit districts.

BAJURA, Feb 6: After studying the prospects of poultry farming and animal husbandry, the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Center, Bajura has made a decision to develop Bajura and Achham as the pocket areas.