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This is an international quality management system certified by the International Organisation for Standardisation. The ISO 9001 certification shows commitment to quality, customers, and a willingness to work towards improving efficiency. BIS is the National Standards Body of India and is a founder member of ISO.

Intensive rearing

Livestock rearing systems almost exclusively dependent on stall feeding of livestock with agriculture residue, cultivated fodder and high value feeds.


Private entrepreneur engaged in contract farming with poultry farmers.


To introduce a serum, vaccine, or antigenic substance into the body of a person or animal, to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease.

Infertile egg

An egg that is not fertilized and will therefore not hatch.


Reproduction from the mating of two genetically related parents is referred to as inbreeding. Inbreeding increases the chances of offspring being affected by recessive or deleterious traits, and decreases fitness of a population, which is called inbreeding depression. (Source – Wikipedia)


Ability to resist infection.

In Situ

Maintenance of an organism or population of organisms within its native environment.

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