Livestock is an important sector in Pakistan’s economy and contributes about 11.9 percent in the GDP of Pakistan. Livestock sector is considered to be a net source of invariable income for rural and middle grade agri-business holders. Moreover it can play a major role in poverty alleviation in rural areas of Pakistan. Livestock sector contributed about 55.4 percent in year 2012-13 in the agriculture sector as compared to the 55.3 percent in year 2011-12. There is no considerable improvement…
September 27, 2013
"Government is committed to resolve the issues of poultry industry and enhance export of Halal processed food to Muslim countries as poultry sector can play an important role in uplifting of our economy," MNA Hamza Shahbaz Sharif said this while inaugurating Pakistan Poultry Expo IPEX 2013 in Lahore today.
Acknowledging the role of poultry industry in job creation and strengthening the economy, he said government would support industry as thousands of people are…
September 05, 2013
ABDUL RASHEED AZAD & TAHIR AMIN
Pakistan's per capita consumption of poultry products at the rate of 6.5 kg is far below that of other developing countries of the world, officials said. According to official sources in the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (NFS&R) per capita poultry consumption of the country is 6.5 kg per annum, which is far below than other developing countries as in India it is around 13kg, in Saudi Arabia 48kg, in Sri Lanka…
The Punjab Poultry Production Act, 2012
An Act to regulate poultry production activities in the province of the Punjab
PREAMBLE: Whereas it is expedient to regulate the poultry production activities in the province of the Punjab for the benefit of all stakeholders.
1. SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT
a) This Act may be called the “Punjab Poultry
Production Act, 2012”
b) It extends to the whole of the Province of the Punjab.
28 July 2013,
Lahore: Statisticals of Pakistan Poultry Industry 2012-13
• Presently turnover of Pakistan Poultry Industry is about 564 billions rupees.
• There are about 25000 Poultry Farms in the country.
• Poultry Industry is one of the most organized branches of the agro based sector of Pakistan. Its growth rate is 10-12% annually.
• At present over 40% of agriculture produce and by-products of Agriculture are being used in poultry feed.
• 40% of the total meat consumption is…
July 23, 2013
Poultry in Pakistan is with Leghorns, I feel that Breeding Rohdes should give better in performance,quality and eggs Photos will support my views.
Kindly read about Rohdes as well...
Day Old Rhode Island Red Baby Chicks hatching weekly year round.
Rhode Island Red Chickens have been a historically very popular breed in the United States, due in large part to their versatility and their large, brown eggs.
Production: As dual purpose birds, Rhode Island Reds are…
“Sudden increases in temperature as the spring moves into summer are particularly stressful for laying birds and causes immunosupression which may become pre-disposing factor for many diseases”
This is generally acceptable fact that all stresses are immunosupressive in nature. Among many others, the environment heat is one of the very important stress factors, especially in tropical areas. The importance of animal responses to environmental heat applies to all species; however, poultry…
Keeping in view weather conditions in Pakistan , like every year in summer the forecast this year has also been envisaged as high monsoon spells to be hitting country from June to September 2013. This continuous rainfall till two to three days will be effecting northern parts and central parts at the same time which has been predicted very intensive and bring out multifarious stresses in poultry production namely heat stresses, managemental stress, nutritional stress, physiological stress,…
April 26, 2013
The term "antibiotic growth promoter" is used to describe any medicine that destroys or inhibits bacteria and is administered at a low, subtherapeutic dose. The use of antibiotics for growth promotion has arisen with the intensification of livestock farming. Infectious agents reduce the yield of farmed food animals and, to control these, the administration of sub-therapeutic antibiotics and antimicrobial agents has been shown to be effective. According to the…
23 April 2013
A Five Member Committee has been constituted to suggest and recommend measures to counter the threat of Pandemic, Avian Influenza. This was said in a high level meeting chaired by Dr. Sania Nishtar, who was given an additional charge to act as a Focal Person and Coordinator of the Federal Government for health related issues.
The Federal Minister said that adequate surveillance, reporting and case management is required to counter the threat posed by the pandemic…