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05 June 2015
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Dairy Industry Threatened by Indian Powder Imports
PAKISTAN - Pakistan is becoming increasingly reliant on Indian milk powder imports at the expense of its own dairy farmers. ...
30 July 2014
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Allows Import of Live Animals
PAKISTAN - The Government of Pakistan approved a proposal lifting the ban on the import of live animals from countries on 4 July 2014....
15 March 2013
View news from Pakistan Diphtheria Outbreak Kills Calves in Rawalpandi
PAKISTAN– Ten calves in the Muslim colony of Gwalmandi, Rawalpindi have died after a diphtheria outbreak has been confirmed by Dr Saqib Zafar, District Livestock Officer....
06 August 2012
View news from Pakistan PHC Maintains Ban on Export of Cattle & Poultry
PAKISTAN - The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday, 2 August, declared that a ban on exports and smuggling of cattle and poultry to Afghanistan would continue till the end of Ramazan. ...
31 July 2012
View news from Pakistan Plan Finalised to Stop Cattle, Poultry Smuggling
PAKISTAN - In compliance with the verdict of Peshawar High Court (PHC), the City District Administrative has devised a comprehensive strategy for carrying out crackdown against smuggling of cattle and poultry products to neighbouring Afghanistan. ...
28 November 2011
View news from Pakistan Modern Dairy & Poultry Farms To Be Set Up
PAKISTAN - Provincial Minister for Livestock, Dairy Development and Cooperatives, Hidayatullah Khan on Sunday said the government accords high priority to livestock and poultry sectors in Khyber Pakthunkhwa and focus is being made for establishment of...
14 November 2011
View news from Pakistan Farmers Advised To Adopt Global Gap Principles
PAKISTAN - Farmers should adopt principles of global gap to improve their produce according to international standards. ...
03 October 2011
View news from Pakistan Flood Kills 150,000 Cattle
PAKISTAN - More than 150,000 cattle have died in Pakistan as a result of the recent flooding, which, just 12 months after the last massive flooding in the country, has washed away fodder resources and helped spread water-borne and other infectious diseases...
22 August 2011
View news from Pakistan Support For New Poultry, Dairy, Fish & Meat Projects
SINDH, PAKISTAN - The Sindh Enterprises Development Fund has approved 14 investment proposals for processing a wide range of agricultural produce, dairy and poultry farming. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Pakistan Dairy And Meat Processing Zone For Sindh
PAKISTAN - The government in Sindh province in Pakistan had put forward plans for a dairy village and meat-processing zone in Bhambhore. ...
04 April 2011
View news from Pakistan Dairy Farmers Defer Milk Price Hike
PAKISTAN - The President of the Karachi Dairy Farmers Association, Haji Akhtar Gujjar, has asked dairy wholesalers and retailers to sell milk at Rs55 and Rs60 respectively and not to implement the increase announced on Thursday, reports The News....
19 January 2011
View news from Pakistan Livestock, Dairy Exhibition To Be Held In Karachi
PAKISTAN - Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) is organising an exhibition on livestock, dairy, fisheries and poultry on 7 and 8 February 2011 at Expo Centre Karachi. ...
25 October 2010
View news from Pakistan Vigilence Required To Prevent Disease Outbreaks
PAKISTAN - Cattle being brought to cities for sacrifice on Eidul Azha are carriers of viruses and bacteria, which can result in outbreaks of various infections particularly the deadly Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), experts have warned....
27 September 2010
View news from Pakistan US Donates $16 Million To FAO For Pakistan Farmers
PAKISTAN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is to provide FAO with $16 million to support wheat planting, prevent further livestock losses and de-silt irrigation systems in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one of the provinces...
31 August 2010
View news from Pakistan International Workshop On Dairy Science
PAKISTAN - An international workshop on dairy science will be held in Peshawar, Pakistan on 18th-20th October. The workshop will look at developing a hub of dairy enterprises in three flood affected regions of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province through partnership...
20 August 2010
View news from Pakistan Livestock Dead Or In Danger
PAKISTAN - Millions of livestock have been affected by the floods in Pakistan and are badly in need of food and medicine, said the FAO. ...
13 August 2010
View news from Pakistan Agriculture Faces Huge Losses
PAKISTAN - The farming and livestock sectors are suffering colossal losses as the result of the severe flooding. ...
27 August 2009
View news from Pakistan Poverty Reduction Through Livestock Development
PAKISTAN - To bring social and economic transformation of rural Pakistan by empowering millions of small livestock holders, the government has initiated ‘poverty reduction through small holders livestock and daily development’....
04 December 2008
View news from Pakistan Violence in Pakistan Disrupts Milk Trade
PAKISTAN - recent wave of ethnic violence in Karachi has affected milk supply to several areas given that suppliers are reluctant to enter there, which has disturbed the milk business....
04 August 2008
View news from Pakistan New Diagnostic Services Announced
PAKISTAN - The government is to spend 132 million rupees (PKR) to set up new disease diagnostic laboratories in Punjab to provide modern veterinary support services to livestock farmers....
27 May 2008
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Milk Prices up Veal Production
PAKISTAN - Milk prices in Pakistan have begun to rapidly increase the production rate of veal....
05 February 2008
View news from Pakistan Pakistan Government to Develop 1,000 Model Dairy Farms
PAKISTAN - Secretary Ministry of Industries, Production and Special Initiatives (MOIP&SI) Shahab Khawaja on Monday visited model dairy farms and a biogas tank in District Chakwal developed by Pakistan Dairy Development Company (PDDC). ...
24 January 2008
View news from Pakistan Pakistan EPA Says Poisoned Fodder Caused Mass Death
PAKISTAN - The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has, in its preliminary investigation, confirmed that a whole farm of cows, died on November 11 because of poisoned fodder, an EPA official told Daily Times on Wednesday. ...
23 January 2008
View news from Pakistan Aflatoxins Fatal for Dairy Cows
PAKISTAN - The high feed costs made dairy farmers in Pakistan use old bread in the cattle diets. However, mycotoxins in this bread have caused a catastrophe, when 493 animals died in Karachi’s Landhi Cattle Colony in November last year. More than 1,200...
04 December 2007
View news from Pakistan Researchers Collaborate on Tick Research
PAKISTAN — Researchers from the University of Rhode Island’s Center for Vector-Borne Disease are teaming with colleagues from Pakistan to help the south Asian nation address its growing tick problem....
19 November 2007
View news from Pakistan Use of Technology Urged in Dairy, Livestock
PAKISTAN - A Sindh born American expert on veterinary sciences, Dr Inayat Hussain, has said that the production of meat, eggs and milk in Pakistan was not keeping pace with the increase of population and stressed the need for using modern technology for...
29 October 2007
View news from Pakistan 300 Milk-Cooling Units Set Up in 500 Pakistan Villages
PAKISTAN - The Livestock and Dairy Development Board (LDDB) has established as many as 300 milk-cooling units in 500 villages of the country for small and landless farmers to increase livestock productivity and help alleviate poverty in the country. ...
15 August 2007
View news from Pakistan Plan to Improve Milk, Meat Production
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department has drawn a plan to assist livestock farmers of Cholistan to improve milk and meat production. ...

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