Poultry is one of the most in demand in the food market. Kudumbasree is also looking to make waves in the market as there are many poultry processing units, both small and large. Kudumbasree is implementing a scheme to pack up to 1,000 chickens in an hour. The project is named as Kerala Chicken. Three meat refineries are expected to be part of the project. These will be 100 percent mechanized.
The machines will be imported from abroad. The Kudumbasree Broiler Farmers Producer Company, which was formed with the involvement of poultry farmers in Kudumbasree, is implementing the project. first of three regional units in Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad and Kozhikode districts will be operational.
The land has been acquired in Thiruvananthapuram. Kudumbasree will be launched in Kerala by September. The project is a collaboration of Meat Product of India and Kerala State Poultry Development Corporation.