LHUENTSE YOUTH TAKE UP POULTRY FARMING
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.