A Small Poultry Famer is a person who is responsible for various activities involved in rearing of small poultry birds such as chicken and duck.
Brief Job Description: A Small Poultry Farmer takes various decisions for the viability and sustainability of the poultry farm. He/She ensures proper care of the poultry birds, their health and productivity, meat or egg production and marketing of the produce.
Personal Attributes: A Small Poultry Farmer should have the ability to make various operational and strategic decisions pertaining to his/her work. The person should be result oriented and be able to demonstrate skills to use various hand tools and other equipments essential for better productivity.
NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS (Nos.)
♦ PREPARE AND MAINTAIN ACCOMMODATION FOR POULTRY BIRDS
♦ HANDLE BIRDS IN POULTRY SHEDS
♦ PROVIDE FEED AND WATER FOR BIRDS
♦ MAINTAIN HEALTH OF BIRDS AT POULTRY FARM
♦ HARVEST EGGS AND MEAT FROM THE BIRDS
♦ MAINTAIN POST HARVEST CLEANLINESS
♦ BUILD ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MARKETING SKILLS
♦ COMPLETE DOCUMENTATION AND RECORD KEEPING RELATED TO POULTRY FARMING
♦ SAFETY, HYIGENE AND SANITATION OF POULTRY FARM