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December 13, 2013

Livestock: Grooming Angora Goats

Angora goats are world famous for their quality mohair production. They are relatively smaller sized goats and very hardy. They are raised mostly as pets and as a fiber animal. Angora goats produce mohair, not fiber or wool. There are little differences between fiber/wool and mohair. Mohair bears some resemblance to wool but is smoother, thinner and naturally wrinkle-resistant. Along with the strength and luster of mohair, it also has the ability to easily accept dye. And different…

Chaudhry’s verdict on sugar wasn’t sweet

December 13, 2013 AAMIR SAEED Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry stepped down on Wednesday after completing his eight and half year intermittent career, leaving behind a trail of supporters and detractors alike. Supporters of the chief justice eulogise him for his refusal to bow before the then dictator General Pervez Musharraf while his detractors point out that his reinstatement would not have been possible if the legal community, the civil society and…

Rice exporters demand QRC control back to Reap

December 13, 2013 Quality Review Committee (QRC) has become ineffective under the control of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) that has resulted in decline of basmati rice exports, exporters told Business Recorder on Thursday. Exporters said a fair sampling by QRC would ensure quality supplies of product hence increasing the fame of Pakistan produce across the globe, if QRC's control is given back to Reap. Since TDAP has taken charge of QRC, it has created limitations for…

Goat Farming in Pakistan: Livestock

Livestock: Sheep and goat farming in Pakistan is very common and popular. Many people of Pakistan prefer the goat and sheep farming business. Goats are known as ‘poor mans cow’ because of their small size and having good capacity of producing milk and meat highly. There are certain breeds, which are easily maintained and can produce meat or milk highly. So, there is a great opportunities of earning some extra income for the marginal and landless farmer by raising goats. About 90% of total…

Met advisory to farmers: ‘recommended seeds be used to offset late sowing losses’

December 13, 2013 Weather: Farmers are advised to cultivate the recommended seeds varieties in case they fail to complete wheat sowing before Dec 15 with a view to scale back a likely yield loss. "In case of late sowing in December, the recommended varieties should be cultivated to minimise the expected loss in yield," said the Met office in its 10-day advisory for farmers. It said growers of the irrigated plain areas of Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa should finish wheat sowing…

Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 13,December 2013

13/12/2013 Friday. Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 13,December 2013 Friday. Tonight Broiler Farm Gate Rates in Pakistan Rwp: 122.5 Lhr: 125 Fsd: 128 Srg: 125 Guj: 125 Jeh: 125 Oka: 130 Swl: 132 Ccw: 132 Vri: 128 Kwl: 125 Mul: 134 Ryk: 138 Kri: 134 Quetta: 148 Bahawalpur: 128 Attock: 128.75 Wazirbad: 125 Sheikhu Pura: 125 Chakwal: 122.5 Kot Uddo: 128 Bhakkar: 132 Mian Wali: 125 Talagang: 127.50 Muzaffar Garh: 126 D.G Khan: 126 Rajin Pur: 130 Loralaai: 142…

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