LHUENTSE YOUTH TAKE UP POUL­TRY FARM­ING

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A poul­try farm with five hun­dred ca­pac­ity birds were handed over to the youth of Jarey. The ac­tiv­ity as a part of the poul­try and com­mer­cial or­ganic farm­ing is one the five projects of His Majesty’s Peo­ple’s Pro­ject (URS Pi­lot Projects) that was launched by His Royal Gyalt­shab in March 2017. The Dzongkhag Live­stock Sec­tor has in­vested a Nu 8,00,000 for farm con­struc­tion in­clud­ing in­put sup­ply of 500 nos. of pul­lets, feed for 3 months, elec­tri­fi­ca­tion, feeder in­stal­la­tion and au­to­matic bell drinkers. The pro­ject site lo­cated at Thonglingbi in Jarey has 10 acres of land. In Lhuentse, a to­tal of five URS projects are un­der­way in five gewogs of Kur­toed, Jarey, Maedt­sho, Maenbi and Min­jey. The sec­tor will soon start the pro­ject ti­tled, ‘Dairy and Com­mer­cial Or­ganic Farm­ing’ for Kur­toed.

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