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Get sensitized on upcoming threats for Livestock and Dairy Development Department, Punjab

by Dr. Muhammad Rasheed - Lack of understanding on Policy Framework It's very satisfying that development of livestock sector has priority in discussion, presentation and implementation by all relevant icons. The whole scenario is leading towards “Reforms in Livestock Sector for Development”. The workable strategy already indicated in Livestock development strategy document by PRMP with approval of concerned authorities indicate shift from Curative to Preventive and Production. Moreover,…

Karachi hit by foot-and-mouth disease 954 times this year

December 28, 2014 - Faiza Ilyas KARACHI(Dawn): With tens of thousands of cattle head being transported from across the country to Karachi every month, the city has been witnessing food-and-mouth disease outbreaks much more frequently than the combined figures of the thre e other provinces, it emerged on Saturday. In the city, 954 outbreaks of the disease were recorded out of the total 1,119 and 2,591 outbreaks that have been reported from across Sindh and the rest of the…

Common Sources of Foodborne Disease in UK

October 2014 -Poultry Site - Campylobacter is the most common foodborne pathogen in the UK, with an estimated 280,000 cases and 40,000 foodborne illness-related GP consultations, according to the second Infectious Intestinal Disease extension study carried out for the Food Standards Agency (FSA). A significant proportion of cases of campylobacteriosis come from poultry the FSA says in its latest Annual Science Report for 2013/2014. The report shows that an FSA survey carried out in…

Vegetable Diseases Control and Pesticides

By: Shehzad Ahmad Kang Fungicides can be a great help in preventing diseases when properly applied to the plant foliage. Since fungicides are preventive, they should be applied before the disease occurs, or as soon as the first symptoms of disease appear. Some vegetable diseases require specific fungicides for their control. An outline of diseases of specific vegetables, disease description, suggested cultural and chemical control and comments follows this section. Fungicides are…

Poultry Respiratory Disease in Asia – Diagnosis & Control Workshop

The 2013 Asian Poultry Health Conference – organised by Asian Poultry Magazine – will be held in   Bangkok   on 17-18 June at the Sofitel So Bangkok Hotel. This year Program Director, Dr Tom Grimes, has chosen a workshop format to update industry on control measures for respiratory health problems causing excess mortality and limiting performance in Asian poultry flocks. A series of presentations will provide background information that can be discussed in the workshop sessions which…

Livestock: Disease Prevention and Animal Health

Animal Health Taking good care of animal health does not only mean treating an animal when it is sick. It also means helping the animal to avoid becoming ill. It is very important to realize that, even though treatment may eliminate the cause of the disease efficiently, the disease has already hurt the body. The effects of the disease may take longer to heal (if they do at all) than the time needed to eliminate the disease itself. Consequently, production losses may continue to be…

Rabies National Disease Burden: Identifying Key Issues, Developing Solutions

April 01, 2013 A joint meeting was arranged by WHO, Director General Health Services Punjab, CDC, Institute of Public Health Lahore, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Director General Live Stocks, Infectious Disease Hospital Lahore, Executive District Officers - (Health) Punjab. A seminar /workshop was organized by above mentioned authorities to overcome the increasing number of death toll due to rabies. Rabies is a 100 % fatal disease which is usually  transferred…

BABESIOSIS (Tick-Borne Disease)

Monday, 01 April 2013 Babesiosis is an economically important (Uilenberg 2006), most common and life threatening (Boozer and Macintire 2003; Miyama et al. 2005) tick-borne disease that affects a wide range of vertebrate hosts in both the tropical and subtropical regions of the world (Uilenberg 2006). It is a well-recognized disease of veterinary importance and has shown appreciable morbidity and mortality in domestic animals including, cattle, horses cats and dogs (Schoeman 2009), which…

زیریں سندھ میں رانی کھیت سے ہزاروں مرغیاں ہلاک

منگل 26 مارچ, 2013 پنگریو: زیریں سندھ میں رانی کھیت کی وبا پھوٹنے کے باعث ہزاروں مرغیاں مرگئیں اور سیکڑوں پولٹری فارم بند ہوگئے جس کے نتیجے میں پولٹری سیکٹر سے وابستہ کاروباری افراد کو بھاری مالی نقصان پہنچا ہے۔ پولٹری فارم اونرز کے مطابق بدین، ٹھٹھہ، تھرپارکر، میروپورخاص اضلاع کے علاقوں ٹنڈوباگو، پنگریو، تلہار، نندو، کھوسکی، گولارچی، خوڑواہ، مالکانی شریف، نوکوٹ، جھڈو اور دیگر علاقوں میں رانی کھیت کی بیماری سے پولٹری فارمز کو نقصان پہنچا، بیماری سے نمٹنے کے لیے حکومت کی جانب سے…

PARB provides Rs one billion for 53 research projects

December 07, 2012 Punjab Agricultural Research Board (PARB) has provided funds of Rs one billion for 53 research projects on high priority under Competitive Grant System during last three years. This was disclosed in 28th Board meeting of PARB here on Thursday. Meeting was chaired by the Minister for Agriculture Malik Ahmad Ali. The Board also examined outcomes of the evaluation report of 13 randomly selected PARB funded projects and expressed satisfaction on the evaluation…

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