A team of five members form DLS have visited Food Safety project area in Delduar Tangail during 11 12 October 2021. The team headed by Dr. Md. Afaz Uddin Miah, Director, Divisional Livestock Department, Dhaka. The other team members were Dr. Malay Kumar Sur, Deputy Director, Planning; Dr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Deputy Director, Government Poultry Breeding and Development Farm; Mr. Mojibur Rahaman, Assistant Director, Production and Shahinur Khatun, Upazila Livestock Officer, Central Poultry Farm, Dhaka. The District Livestock Officer (DLO) Tangail , Veterinary Surgeon and LDDP representatives also participated with the DLS visiting team.
One of the key area of the project is the Model poultry farm. The Model farms were developed from the selective poultry farmers in the technical support and consultation with the DLS and BBF. The model poultry farmers were received training of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) from the DLS and BBF and maintaining Farm Record Book those jointly developed by the DLS and BBF. They have been maintaining biosafety principles, no use / undrawn period of antibiotics, keeping all the records including productivity and calculating FCR. The Model poultry farmers have been regularly monitored by DLS and Upazila Consumers Committee (UCC) members.
The team visited Model Poultry Farm in the village of Mushuria, Hinganagar, Atia and Bishnupur village. The team had intensive interaction with the model poultry farmers. The farmers positively responded the questions made by the visiting team.