Leh: Departmental SALE OUT-LET for poultry chicken and eggs has been made available for general public at Poultry farm Chanspa Leh today under the august hands of Executive Councilor (A/S) LAHDC Leh,Tashi Namgyal Yakzee in presence of Administrative Secretary UT Ladakh,(IAS), Ravinder Kumar; Director, Animal/Sheep and Fisheries departments UT Ladakh, Dr Mohd Iqbal; Chief Animal Husbandry officer-Leh, Dr Stanzin Rabgais and doctors/ officials of the department.
Poultry Development Officer Leh, Dr. Shakil Ahmed informed that the department initiated a departmental Sale outlet facility for Fresh egg, brown eggs, Fresh chicken and Table eggs for general public.
The initiative will check and control the market value of such commodities. Such facility will open in other parts of Leh district in near future and also department proposed to take the initiative at higher level.
At present the department procured 1.70 lacs of table eggs ($10 boxes) and also expected to produce 45000 of fresh eggs(215 boxes) at the Poultry farm Chanspa Leh besides 3500 Nos of fresh chicken available for general public.
Approved rate for the essential commodities are as under.
1 Sale of live poultry birds @ Rs 240/- per kg.
2. Table white eggs @Rs 190/- per tray.
3. Brown eggs @Rs 300/-per tray
4 Fresh farm produced eggs @Rs 330/-per tray.