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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 840-846
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.090


Impact of KVK Training on Promoting of TANUVAS Aseel as Backyard Chicken under ARYA Programme in Dharmapuri District, India
Thangadurai*, M. A. Vennila, P. Ayyadurai and P. S. Shanmugam
ICAR-TNAU-KVK, Papparapatty, Dharmapuri-636 809, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Majority of the people in the poorest places of Dharmapuri, TamilNadurely on poultry production as their major source of income and protein supply. However poultry production is hindered by low potential native chicken varieties and lack poor package of practices It is believed that training programme on promotion of Aseel released by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) during the year 2017 along with package practice for rural condition paying detail attention to the source of income generation and protein supply to the rural poor. Therefore the present study was undertaken in Dharmapuri district to know the impact of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) training on promoting of TANUVAS Aseel as backyard chicken under Attracting and Retaining youth in Agriculture (ARYA) programme among rural youth. Data collection regarding gain in knowledge and adoption level about improved poultry science technologies in backyard poultry farming were recorded before and after trainings. The results revealed that highest knowledge gain in importance of backyard poultry rearing (79.00%) and least knowledge gain in economic character of backyard poultry (35.06%). Regarding adoption level scavenging habit had highest adoption percentage (56.67%) and least adoption eradication of ecto parasite and economic character of poultry (24.45%) recorded. The overall performance of knowledge gain and adoption percentage had significant impact on uptake of new technologies.


Keywords: TANUVAS Aseel, backyard poultry, Training, ARYA, Rural youth
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Thangadurai, R., M. A. Vennila, P. Ayyadurai and Shanmugam, P. S. 2020. Impact of KVK Training on Promoting of TANUVAS Aseel as Backyard Chicken under ARYA Programme in Dharmapuri District, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 840-846. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.090