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Australian sheep saga affecting livestock trade

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The unresolved Australian sheep issue in Pakistan starts affecting the trade in livestock badly as import of sacrificial animals may not sustain this year, while Australia has restricted its exports of livestock to only small vessels and single destination."The Australian sheep imported for the first time in such a large number has damaged the existing trade of livestock globally specially in Pakistan and Australia," an official close to this development said. …Read More

Australian sheep saga may affect food trade

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Indiscriminate culling of the allegedly infected Australian sheep is estimated to result in a loss of Rs130 million while the conflicting media reports about the sheep’s medical fitness will jeopardize the future of Pakistan’s multi-million dollar meat export industry."My foreign clients are extremely concerned about all that is going on here with regard to the Australian sheep. It is sending wrong signals to the entire world that we do business without regulatory…Read More

Return from goat and sheep farming

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article image By Dr Ali Mohammad Khushk and Mohammad Ibrahim LashariSHEEP AND goat farming has a great scope in Sindh due to climatic conditions, canal network, forest areas, pastures within valleys, grass along canal and road sides, and efficient labour force.The rearing of small animals has greater advantages over other livestock. This business not only supplements the farmers’ income but also compliments crop production by providing means of subsistence and employment in rural area. The province is home…Read More