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For the study the low cost deep litter poultry house structure was constructed at Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science, M.K.V., Parbhani having size 3.15 x 3.65 x 2.50 m. The material used for construction is less costlier as compared to the commercial large size poultry houses. The material used are concrete, rough Shahabad stones, welded mesh, M.S. pipe, M.S. angle, G.I. sheet etc. This poultry house is designed for 100 birds considering the 1 sq.ft. area for each bird. Developed deep litter type poultry houses given to the farmers in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra From study was observed that M.K.V. developed deep litter poultry house for 100 birds found in good condition, durable, profitable and suitable for all type climate. Market value of developed poultry house was found to be Rs. 53417/- Cost of developed poultry house can be repayment in 4-5 turns of poultry. Developed poultry house is suitable for landless, marginal and small land holding farmer as a supplementary income.
Deep litter, Foundation, Cost estimation, Flooring, Shahabad stone
Dr. S. D. Vikhe , Prof. D. D. Tekale , Prof. V. M. Bhosle , Dr. S. S. Deshmukh "Development and Evaluation of Low Cost Deep Litter Type Poultry House" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 8 2020 Page 218-223
Dr. S. D. Vikhe , Prof. D. D. Tekale , Prof. V. M. Bhosle , Dr. S. S. Deshmukh "Development and Evaluation of Low Cost Deep Litter Type Poultry House" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(8)