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December 11, 2014

Water Quality and Quantity Influence Flock Performance

Wednesday, December 11, 2014 Poultry Site - Broilers today drink more water than they did 10 to 20 years ago but problems can be avoided by ensuring the birds receive good quality water, monitoring daily water intake and implementing a sound water line cleaning and maintenance programme, according to Professor Tom Tabler of Mississippi State University and co-authors in 'MSU Cares'. Water is the most critical, but also the most overlooked, nutrient when it comes to flock performance in…

Ishaq Dar urges ministries to devise strategies: Agricultural Exports

December 11, 2014 * Says quality standards should be considered in advance to ensure success of export plan ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday urged senior officials of Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Food Security and TDAP (Trade Development Authority of Pakistan) to urgently come up with a plan for export of agricultural products to Russia, aiming to enhance overall exports volume of the country and lessen current account deficit. The finance minister…

SBP report says most targets missed

Shahid Iqbal The State Bank of Pakistan building.—AP/File KARACHI: The State Bank claimed in its annual report issued on Wednesday that the fiscal year 2013-14 (FY14) was a better year for macro-economy, but the figures cited also showed that most of the targets set for the year could not be achieved, except the fiscal deficit which remained lower than the target. But the report also indicated that the government had artificially managed to bring down the fiscal deficit to 5.5 per…

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