POULTRY FARMING and SILVER REVOLUTION IN INDIA

POULTRY FARMING (SILVER REVOLUTION) IN INDIA

  • practice of raising poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, as a subcategory of animal husbandry, for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food.
  • requires small capital and provides additional income and job opportunities to a large number of rural population in the shortest possible time.
  • The vast majority of poultry are farmed using factory farming techniques.
  • The contrasting method of poultry farming in free range and friction between the two main methods, has led to long term issues of ethical consumerism.
  • Opponents of the factory farming argue that it harms the environment and creates health risks, as well as abuses animals.
  • In contrast, proponents of factory farming highlight its increased productivity, stating that the animals are looked after in state-of-the art confinement facilities and are happy; that it is needed to feed the growing global human population; and that it protects the environment.

 

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