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Department of Livestock and Poultry Production



Discipline Established: 2015
Teacher Incharge : Dr. Abdul Waheed
Contact Email: drabdulwaheed@bzu.edu.pk

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Department of Livestock & Poultry Production is a multi-disciplinary compilation of different sections that cover the production aspects of the Veterinary & Animal Sciences. Various sections of the department are as follows:

  • Animal Breeding & Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Livestock Management
  • Poultry Production
  • Wildlife & Fisheries

This department is engaged in imparting the knowledge of livestock/poultry management and practices. Each section of the department has well equipped labs. Animal Breeding & Genetics section furnishes latest knowledge and imparts training to recognize animal genetic resources of Pakistan and to improve the productivity of various livestock species by using the tools of genetics and breeding. Livestock Management section trains the undergraduate students for efficient management of livestock farms including dairy, fattening, sheep & goat, and stud farms. The department is maintaining several experimental livestock and poultry farms for the purpose. Animal Nutrition section accomplishes the training of undergraduate students in formulating feeds for various livestock species, feed analysis and improved feeding regimes. Poultry Production section not only provides practical training to undergraduate students but also supplies organic poultry meat to the community. Wildlife and Fisheries section provides up-to-date knowledge to the undergraduate students about fish farming.

Department Mission
To impart up-to-date knowledge on various aspects of livestock & poultry production, wildlife & fisheries.

Research Activities

  • Development of alternative methods for estimating live-weight in small animals
  • Ecological importance of wildlife diversity in selected protected areas of Southern Punjab
  • Effect of fibrolytic enzyme mixed in urea treated wheat straw on nutrient intake, digestion, growth & production performance in cattle.
  • Characterization of growth of indigenous sheep and goat found in Southern Punjab, Pakistan
  • Effect of housing system on productive and reproductive performance in four close-bred stock of Japanese quail
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