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September 9, 2013

Nepalese poultry industry suffering huge losses

The current outbreak of bird flu in Nepal is reported to have cost the industry Rs 7 billion (US$66 million), according to local estimates. Nepalese poultry industry suffering huge losses. Thousands of small and large-scale businesses have gone out of business citing insecurity due to the outbreak of H5N1 in the Kathmandu valley and other parts of the country. The loss in the poultry sector contributes nearly 4% to the country's GDP and is likely to cause a big deficit in the country's…

Healthy Animals Lead To Healthy Society

By Dr.Sohail Manzoor*, Ph.D *Assistant Disease Investigation Officer, Diagnostic Laboratory, L&D, Faisalabad Human health is directly proportional to the balanced diet which is related to the complete ratio of Proteins/Carbohydrates/Fats /Vitamins & Minerals. High quality proteins and its abundant quantity is again directly proportional to elite & healthy Animals in large number. Healthy animals in an abundant quantity are possible only if there is routine effort for the…

Match agriculture policy with action to spur seed uptake

By BIMAL KANTARIA Anyone who has interacted with smallholder farmers in Kenya knows their livelihoods start and end with availability of seeds. With availability I mean the right quantity, at the right time and at affordable rates. The seed situation has been harrowing for virtually all farmers. From fake seeds flooding the market to inconsistent supplies that have affected the planting seasons for farmers, the spiral effects have been catastrophic. Yet the country and the policy…

Pakistan Poultry Updates (PPU) September 09, 2013

September 09, 2013 Monday Pakistan Poultry Updates (PPU) September 09, 2013 Tonight Broiler Farm Gate Rates in Pakistan Rwp: 117.5 Lhr: 110 Fsd: 110 Srg: 110 Guj: 110 Jeh: 110 Oka: 110 Swl: 110 Ccw: 110 Vri: 105 Kwl: 103 Mul: 115 & 120 Ryk: 118 Kri: 134 Quetta: 135 Bahawal Pur: 102 Attock: 128.75 Wazirbad: 110 Chakwal: 117.5 Kot Uddo: 107 Bhakkar: 120 Mian Wali: 115 Talagang: 125 Muzaffar Garh: 105 D.G Khan: 107 Rajin Pur: 109 Lura Laai: 122 Zhoob: 128…

Technology woes: Agriculturists fear food shortage with blind dependence on hybrid seeds

By Hidayat Khan / Basar Ali / Creative: Jamal Khurshid PESHAWAR: While farmers are eager to use hybrid seeds to increase production, agricultural experts say the replacement of conventional seeds and blind dependence on hybrid can lead to heavy crop losses. “We have not received even half of the production from the three-acre hybrid maize crop this year,” said a farmer Muhammad Ayaz. In Pakistan hybrid seeds are more popular in maize, tomatoes and potatoes. Recently, however, they…

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لاہور چیمبر کے زیر اہتمام حلال میٹ ایکسپورٹرز کانفرنس آج ہو گی

لاہور(بزنس رپورٹر)لاہور شا پنگ فیسٹیول کے حوالے سے لاہور چیمبر کے زیر اہتمام حلال میٹ ایکسپورٹرز کانفرنس آج لاہور کے مقامی ہوٹل میں منعقد ہو رہی ہے جس میں ملائشیا کے وزیر برائے ٹریڈ اینڈ انڈسٹری حاجی عبدالقاسم مہمان خصوصی ہوں گے ۔کانفرنس کا مقصد ملک میں حلال میٹ کی پیداوار بڑھانے اور نئی منڈیاں تلاش کرنے کے مواقع پیدا کرنا ہے ۔لاہور چیمبر کی حلال میٹ سٹینڈنگ کمیٹی کے کنو ینئر نصیب احمد سیفی نے بتایا کہ حلال میٹ کی صنعت کو درپیش مسائل اور پیداواری لاگت بڑھنے کی وجہ سے گوشت کی ایکسپورٹ نہیں بڑھ…

APTPMA against proposed power tariff hike

September 08, 2013 Rizwan Ashraf, Regional Chairman All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association (APTPMA) strongly reacted against proposed increase of Rs 3 per unit of electricity and said that there is no justification of such increase after stabilisation of Pak rupee in international money markets. In a press statement, he said "electricity rates linked with dollar automatically increase with depreciation of our currency. Hence our economists should exploit their potentialities…

ZTBL to establish chain of Model Farms

September 09, 2013 Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) has decided to establish a chain of ZTBL Model Farms in all the four provinces including Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. A spokesman of the ZTBL told APP here Sunday that the decision to this effect has been taken to further augment and make efforts for more meaningful farming for the benefits of the growers throughout the county. He said, "these model farms would be equipped with latest agriculture machinery and technological…

China’s August commodities imports fall from highs but stay elevated

September 09, 2013 China's commodities imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels as manufacturing activity in the world's second-largest economy gains pace. Headline trade data showed China's overall imports and exports in August were stronger than expected and have sustained the upward trend since July, adding to evidence that the world's top commodities buyer may have avoided a sharp slowdown.…

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