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Title: User Guide on Poultry Rearing

Date Published: August 2011
Author/s: National Agricultural Advisory Services-NAADS
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Affiliation: National Agricultural Advisory Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries


Poultry contributes to improved human nutrition and food security by being a
leading source of high quality protein in form of eggs and meat. It acts as a key
supplement to revenue from crops and other livestock enterprises, thus avoiding
over dependency on traditional commodities with inconsistent prices. It has a high
potential to generate foreign exchange earnings through export of poultry products
to neighboring countries. Poultry is highly prized in many social-cultural functions
such as dowry and festivities.

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