Putra Agricultural Centre (PPP), Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Sarawak Campus (UPMKB) has organised the Puyuh Farming and Compost Processing Technical Course on 6 August 2022 (Saturday), from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. The course was conducted at the Putra Agricultural Centre Office, UPMKB (Theory) and Poultry Hatching Unit (Practical) from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm.
The course was attended by 16 participants comprising Government Pensioners, Lecturers from local IPTA, Petronas Carigali staff, housewives and self-employed covering various districts such as Bintulu, Miri, Sibu, Sarikei, Lubok Antu, Mukah, Kanowit, Kuching as well as participants from Sabah.
According to Dr. Carlina Freddie Simol @ Rachellynna, the Chairman of the course organiser and the course speaker, dr. Carlina Freddie Simol @ Rachellynna, Senior Agricultural Officer of the Putra Agricultural Centre UPMKB, among the filling of the Technical Course on Quail Farming and Compost Processing is the theory related to quail farming as a whole, infrastructure requirements, introduction of housing and management of quail livestock, nutrition, quail health management, knowing about the management of quails after hatching (breeding, enlargement and feeding).
In addition, the practical / practical session was conducted by Dr. Latifah Omar (Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Agricultural And Forestry Sciences who is also the Head of Borneo Biodiversity Laboratory, Borneo Ecoscience Institute UPMKB). Participants were exposed to the technique of selection of quail eggs for the purpose of incubation and hatching, exposure of manual and small-scale incubator manufacturing/production techniques as well as the practicalities of composting through quail subsistence. The practical session was assisted by the staff of the Putra UPMKB Agricultural Centre, Puan Norbaya Che Rus and En. Yusri Drahman.
The organisers were excited that despite the constraints among the participants to present themselves to UPMKB due to weather problems that caused flooding in some areas, the participants were willing to seek to use alternative roads so as not to miss the opportunity to attend the course.
Date of Input: 16/08/2022 | Updated: 07/10/2022 | lanz
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