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UVAS symposium for revival of poultry feed sector

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Poultry stakeholders have called for withdrawal of all import duties, additional import taxes and sales tax on poultry feed ingredients, plant and machinery and grandparent day-old chicks. The demand was made at a symposium on "Emerging challenges and sustainability of poultry sector in Pakistan" arranged by the UVAS Lahore. Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Prof. Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Secretary Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab Nasim Sadiq co-…Read More

Small farmers seek action against feed mills for charging high rates

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STAFF REPORT PESH: The Poultry Farms Association has demanded of the government to revise rates of feed as per reduction in prices of petroleum products in the country, urging the authorities to take action against feed mills who are charging high rates of poultry feed. "The poultry feed rates were not changed despite the substantial decrease in prices of petroleum products over the past couple of months," said Haji Fazl Malik, PFA KP President, while addressing a news…Read More

Buckwheat: A novel pseudocereal to feed 6b people

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article image To feed the ever-increasing population has been always great deal of interest for agriculturists. Once green revolution saved millions of lives from the mouth of death by introducing short stature and fertilizer responsive crops, however, problems encountered during post revolution era included deterioration of natural resources and environmental concerns. Alas! decrease in yield potential of those crops, climate change and inevitable abiotic stresses again taken us to alpha, where we…Read More

UVAS developing feed formulation software

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha has said that the university is developing a feed formulation software to facilitate farmers in scientifically catering to the nutritional needs of their livestock."The feed formulation software could be used by famers for nutritional analysis of feed, its ingredients, palatability to animals, digestibility and to check the presence of anti-nutritional factors," said the VC…Read More