The poultry sector in India has undergone a paradigm shift in structure and operation. The major development in Indian poultry production is the spread of integration, especially in broiler production, particularly in southern and western parts. The contract farming system and the vertical integration of broiler enterprises have played a major role in this spectacular growth. Contract farming is the way of giving the power of scale to the small farmers, transferring corporate management skill to agriculture field, providing assured markets for the produce, reducing the transaction costs involved in the value chains of the commodities and the ensuring vertical integration through forward and backward linkages. The contents of this book envisages the readers on the Economic dimensions of Contract Broiler Farming in Maharashtra State of India.
Abahale Manoj Bhimraj
Dr.Abhale Manoj Bhimraj is a Poultry specialist with a Master degree in Poultry Science from TANUVAS, Chennai, India. Dr.A.Serma Saravana Pandian is a Faculty in the discipline of Animal Husbandry Economics at the TANUVAS, Chennai, India. Dr.M.Prabu is a Professor in the discipline of Animal Husbandry Economics at the TANUVAS, Chennai, India.
Serma Saravana Pandian Amaresan
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Poultry, broiler, contract faming
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management