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Propagation of Prime Minister’s Backyard Poultry project by Livestock Department

The 200 hens units ( each unit consisted on five hens and one cock) were distributed during a ceremony held at veterinary civil hospital through balloting draw here on Thursday. A total of 800 applications were received from which 200 were selected through balloting draw. Veterinary Dr Shahbaz Ali said that the hens were free from diseases and have capacity of extra eggs. The hens were nurtured on kitchen waste and added that this scheme is helpful to meet the shortage of protein in kids. He said that the training was also imparted to all people about backyard poultry.

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