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Author(s): Todsadee Areerat | Kameyama Hiroshi | Ngamsomsuk Kamol | Yamauchi Koh-En

Journal: American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
ISSN 1945-5488

Start page: 166;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Broiler Production | Contract Farming | Benefit | Agreement | Farmer

In Thailand, poultry sector is the main economic growth of livestock sector, especially broiler production. The rapid expansion in broiler production has been made possible by the increase in the number of commercial farms or contract farming. The objective of this research was to understand better how contract farming works, who gets involved and why and who benefits from the agreement. The study is based on the broiler file survey in Chiang Mai province of Thailand. As the results, contract farming looks quite attractive for farmers as well as for private companies but most of the farmers complained about long waiting until the delivery of the next cycle of chicks have started.
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