Sunday, December 11, 2011

Quail farming

Avian Research and Training Centre of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) has completed a project farming to upgrade of a quail farm, establishment of a modern quail meat processing plant and has started selling quail meat at the varsity’s farm house.Department of Poultry Production Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Akram told media today and added that it was completed at the cost of Rs 30 millions.

He further told  that the UVAS, in collaboration with SMEDA had arranged a training programme for quail farmers. 

“The purpose of the programme is to introduce quail farming as a source of earning and livlihood and means of alleviating poverty by creating employment opportunities, especially in rural areas of the country, ” he said. Quails produced in the farm are organic and fulfil international standard of hygiene and bio-security, he told.

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