Move to bring poultry farmers under registration | 2018-09-01 |

Move to bring poultry farmers under registration

    1 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Steps have been taken to bring all the poultry farmers and feed sellers under registration aims at ensuring safe and good poultry farming practices for sound public health, reports BSS.

Department of Livestock Services (DLS) has taken the decision at a meeting with district and upazila level DLS officials, poultry farmers and other stakeholders.

Consumer Association of Bangladesh (CAB) organized the meeting at Paba Upazila DLS office on Thursday afternoon in association with an issue-based project titled ‘Food Safety Governance in Poultry Sector in Bangladesh’, UKaid and British Council.

Chaired by District Livestock Officer (DLO) Dr Zulfikar Akhter Hossain, the meeting was addressed, among others, by Upazila Livestock Officer Ismail Haque, Veterinary Surgeon Dr Khandaker Sagar Ahmed, Poultry Farmer Moina Begum, Feed Seller Rejaul Karim, CAB Field Coordinator Omor Decosta and Field Officers Mohidul Hassan and Mozammel Haque.

The experts unanimously said ensuring a good poultry farming practice is very important for sound public health.

Utmost emphasis should be given to bringing all the poultry farmers, traders, feed manufactures, sellers and others concerned under necessary training to enhance their awareness in this regard.