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Cattle trade with Netherlands resumes after 11 years

November 08, 2014 - Zahid Baig - Cattle trade between the Netherlands and Pakistan has resumed after 11 years, as the import restrictions have been lifted and a protocol has been agreed, finally allowing trade to resume. Sources told Business Recorder here on Friday that the Ministry of Commerce decided in July this year to permit the import of dairy cattle, heifers and related products from the Netherlands since the Dutch dairy sector complied with all the international criteria…

Asia’s biggest cattle market inaugurated in Karachi

September 07, 2014 - BR Report - Sacrificial animals coming to the Karachi cattle market (Maweshi Mandi) are exempted from tax till Eid ul Azha and no tax on entry of these animals to Karachi through the National Highway and the Super Highway is being charged, said Commissioner of Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui while inaugurating Asia's biggest cattle market on the Super Highway near Sohrab Goth here on Saturday. The Commissioner of Karachi said the city administration was taking all…

Sacrificial animals market set up at Sohrab Goth

September 05, 2014 - BR Repprt - Some 10,000 sacrificial animals have, so far, entered the cattle market set up at Sohrab Goth for the ensuing Eid-Azha. Spreading over 700 acres of land, the Sohrab Goth cattle market has 22 blocks which include three `VIP blocks'. Sources told this correspondent that makeshift branches of different banks would also be set up at the market with ATM facility. A spokesman for the cattle market said that the organisers with a view to providing safe…

Feed Composition for Cattle and Sheep

by T.L. Stanton and S.B. LeValley1 (6/2010) Quick Facts... - Obtain and use actual feedstuff analysis whenever possible for ration formulation. - If feedstuff compositional data is impossible to determine, tabulated data is the next best source of information. - Since moisture content of feeds can vary greatly, it is important to express feedstuff composition on a dry matter basis. - Nutrition research spanning more than 100 years has defined the nutrients required by animals. Using…

Livestock: Tips For Winter Supplementation Of Cattle

Developing a cost-effective supplementation program depends on just two things – first, identify the nutrient (or nutrients) most limiting to productivity and provide it at the lowest cost. Just as important, however, is identifying what your cows don’t need, so you’re not paying for more nutrition than necessary. If protein is deficient, evaluate supplements on cost/lb. of protein. Similarly, if forage supply is limited and energy is deficient, look at supplements based on cost/lb. of…

Cattle genetics:AA collaboration in Pakistan

Altaf & Co. is Pakistan's leading cattle genetics marketing organization, representing world known companies BBG, Chart, Inter Chemicals, Continental Plastic, BCF, Shoof, DCC, Takakita, Kemper, Shelbourne, Inter Agri, westpoint Veterinary Group, micron, Hunland, The Calf Company, ufac.Uk and world known Alta. Altaf & Co is committed to provide thoroughgoing support to livestock owners to promote proven genetic livestock production for their business and economic uplift. The CEO…

‘Chungi nakas’ being removed from cattle market

October 15, 2013 On the directive of Chief Secretary Sindh, Muhammad Ejaz Chaudhry, the `Chungi nakas' are being removed from the cattle market in the metropolis. A statement here on Monday said the Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, is supervising the process. It said that after the removal of the Chungi nakas a report would be presented to the Chief Secretary Sindh. The Chief Secretary Sindh has also directed action against those fleecing the people, the statement added.…

Cattle market generates Rs 1.8 billion business

October 12, 2013 MOHAMMAD BILAL TAHIR The annual cattle market generated some Rs 18 billion business activities this year with around 190, 000 sacrificial animals for sales, it is learnt. Customers, however, complain that this year too the prices of animals are on higher side "every year the rates of animals go up unchecked making it difficult for them to perform annual religious duty". Although the famous Sahiwal Bull has a price tag ranging from Rs 300, 000 to Rs 1.5m it is the…

Cattle giant to cash in carbon credits

By Matt Brann The Tipperary Group has become the first beef producer in Australia to earn carbon credits under the savanna burning carbon farming methodology. The company has been issued over 26,000 credits for its early-season burning program, which was carried out across four of its stations in the Northern Territory; Elizabeth Downs, Litchfield Station, Douglas Station and Tipperary Station. General manager of the Tipperary Group, David Warriner, says the company is hopeful of…

Cattle graze on Ivinghoe and Pitstone Hills

September 18, 2013 Cattle has been reintroduced on to Ivinghoe and Pitstone Hills, for the first time in twenty years. The National Trust, who look after the area, which is part of Ashridge Estate, will allow 11 Belted Galloway cows on the 140 acre land in Buckinghamshire. Wildlife, including rare flowers and butterflies depend on the grazing of animals. Sheep already graze on the Chilterns but cattle graze in a different way, improving the habitat even more. Tenant farmers Head…

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