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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 782-789
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.102


A Survey Profile on Broiler Poultry Litter Production and Disposal in Tamil Nadu, India
M. Thirunavukkarasu1*, K. Sivakumar2, V. Ramesh2, M.R. Purushothaman2, N. Murali2 and S. Mahimairaja1
1Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore – 641 003, India
2Veterinary college Research Institute, TANUVAS, Namakkal, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A Survey was undertaken with prepared interview schedule to study the profile of broiler poultry litter production and disposal. The data on farm profile, litter material, litter production and disposal were collected and analyzed. The frequency and percentage were worked out of the data collected. The survey revealed that 20.9 of the farmers were found to market the BPL to the traders operating in the locality 20% of farmers were found to market the BPL directly to the farmers, 10% of the farmers only had land resources to make use of the entire quantity of BPL produced in the farms. 27.3% of the respondents were found to sell BPL to the local farmers and use whenever the need for their agricultural operation and 21.8 % of the respondents were found to sell out the BPL directly to the farmers as well as the traders in addition to use in their farming operation.


Keywords: Environmental degradation, Broiler meat, Poultry products
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Thirunavukkarasu, M., K. Sivakumar, V. Ramesh, M. R. Purushothaman, N. Murali and Mahimairaja, S. 2019. A Survey Profile on Broiler Poultry Litter Production and Disposal in Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 782-789. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.102