Farming and Agriculture

Improved Indigenous Fowl UPKARI

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25 June 2023, New Delhi: Indian native chicken with Frizzle plumage has been crossed with CARI Red for the development of Upcari birds. These multicolored birds have a single comb and medium body size. The presence of Frizzle plumage helps in fast heat dissipation due to which birds are better adapted to tropical climates, especially for arid zones.

Production Characteristics

Body weight at 20 weeks (Males)1688 g
Body weight at 20 weeks (Females)1285 g
Age at sexual maturity165 days
Annual egg production220
Egg weight at 40 weeks60 g
Production Characteristics

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