UVAS Held Training On Wool Marketing, Cutting & Breeding Of Wool
For the benefit of the audience, faculty, and students, the training participants also bring handcrafted wool items to display at the veterinary academy.
In partnership with the Islamic Relief Fund and the Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Baluchistan, the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) in Lahore organised a two-day training session on “Wool Marketing, Cutting, and Breeding of Wool” for sheep and goat farmers in Quetta at the UVAS Veterinary Academy.
In the presence of 40 farmers and participants, Additional Director of Planning Quetta-Balochistan Dr. Abdul Jabbar, Director of the Veterinary Academy Dr. Muhammad Ikram, and the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad, the training’s closing session was presided over and certificates were distributed to participants.
Prof. Nasim informed the audience during his speech about Pakistan’s current situation with regard to livestock and livestock products. Additionally, he provided information on UVAS’s flood relief efforts in Balochistan and the Islamic Relief Fund’s efforts to sponsor training sessions for livestock farmers.
For the benefit of the audience, faculty, and students, the training participants also bring handcrafted wool items to display at the veterinary academy. Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad visited and examined the craftsmanship and standards of wool-based products.
During the two-day training, a number of topics were covered, including wool marketing, Pakistani wool breeds, shearing and processing techniques, feed formulation for small ruminant wool production, cottage industry revival, self-employment, value addition with increased profitability, raising awareness of contemporary techniques, small ruminant herd management, etc.
During training, a visit to UVAS’s Meat Science and Technology Slaughter House, Meat Shop, and Pet Center was also made.
Training in wool marketing, cutting and breeding can provide individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the wool industry. Some of the specific benefits of training in these areas include improved marketing skills and better cutting techniques.
Training in wool breeding can help individuals to develop better breeding programs, resulting in higher-quality wool and increased production.