Pakistan sells 1800 broilers at subsidised price to boost production

05.10.2016

To encourage domestic poultry farming, the Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Department sold about 1800 birds at subsidised prices. About 300 units – each comprising five hens and one rooster – were sold to farmers at USD 8 per unit at nine different points.

The department plans to distribute 73,000 units of chickens in the 36 districts of Punjab in a phased program. The Lahore district will receive about 18,000 birds, while other districts will be provided 12,000 chickens.


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