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Milk: What Pakistan thinks?
Pakistan is the fourth largest producer of milk with volumes cumulated across formal and informal sectors. At present, the rate of urbanization in Pakistan is on the rise and lifestyles are also changing accordingly.

AvailabIlity of Dutch cattle: Pakistan can increase milk production
Dairy sector is one of the most important sectors of the country’s economy and undoubtedly Pakistan has tremendous potential to vigorously exploit the dairy sector.

INTRODUCTION: Camel Milk
Camel milk: What possible importance can camel milk have in the year 1981 in a world beset with a multitude of problems.

II. Milk Production
When discussing milk and lactation in general, two aspects must be taken in to account. The first is the amount of milk produced per day & per lactation period.

Govt devolves Livestock & Dairy Ministry
The Federal Government issued notification, copy of which is available with pakissan.com, regarding transfer of five ministries, including the Livestock & Dairy Development Ministry, to the provinces and other federal ministries.


Dairy industry in Pakistan
With the every passing day, dairy products are becoming costlier because live stock farming has not scientifically grown with the increase in population and also it did not match with the pace of urbanisation.

Rural dairy farming and alleviation of poverty   
THERE are about 125 million livestock in the country, of which 50 per cent are large ruminants (cattle and buffaloes) and 50 per cent small ruminants (sheep and goats)
which is growing at a rate of 3–5 per cent annually.

Production of quality milk  
The production of quality milk is an important part of any dairy operation. It increases farmer's profitability and has many benefits. Research has found the importance of lowering the somatic cell count (SCC) in a herd.

Improving peri-urban dairy farms
Pakistan is blessed with a good genetic potential for dairy development. Buffalo, being the principal source of milk, produces about 66 per cent i.e., 24.2 million tonnes, while
cows contribute 32 per cent, and goats and sheep two per cent.

Dairy industry in Pakistan

With the every passing day, dairy products are becoming costlier because live stock farming has not scientifically grown with the increase in population and also it did not match with the pace of urbanisation.

SCHOOL MILK PROGRAM FOR NWFP
Milk is an essential food item for growing, school going children. Access to good quality milk is their right. Under the prevailing situation in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, there exists no arrangement for access of the school going children to good quality and cheaper milk.

 

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