Peshawar: In the amalgamated districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to fulfill the demand for meat it was determined to start out a livestock program.
Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to carry the built-in districts on par with different developed areas of the province and to fulfill their meat requirement like the remainder of the province to fatten calves right here. The undertaking has been launched.
In this regard, a gathering of departmental officers and native cattle breeders was held in Bannu sub-division underneath the Livestock and Dairy Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The assembly determined to arrange farms underneath public-private partnership.
Cattle homeowners of those farms are required to maintain the calves for 90 days whereas the division will present pesticides and remedy services to those animals. In addition, farmers will likely be given a feeding allowance of Rs. four,000 per animal for a interval of as much as 90 days.
The undertaking was launched underneath Prime Minister Imran Khan's National Agricultural Emergence Program to extend meat manufacturing per unit and promote livestock enterprise within the amalgamated districts.
According to the accepted PC-1, the undertaking will likely be run by way of a three way partnership that may final for 3 years, ie the federal government will present monetary and technical help to farmers on the charge of Rs. four,000 per animal, together with remedy of animals. It will even present medical and advisory companies whereas farmers will likely be required to keep up ten to thirty calves of 1 to 15 months on the farm for 90 days.