When Rashmi Ranga’s mother Radha Devi started a small poultry farm in her village in 2012, the family had been under severe financial stress for almost two years due to monsoon failure, and fights over access to water. The farm, built in a relatively rocky and unproductive portion of their parcel of 6 bighas (1.25 acres), was their ticket out of debt and loans, including the one facilitated by the Haryana government that set up the poultry farm. The family had big hopes from the poultry