Attock

Attock has 6 Tehsils. These tehsils are Attock, Hazro, Hasan Abdal, Fateh Jang, Jand & Pindigheb. The Geographical location of Attock has latitude 33.7680 and longitude is 72.3607.Government Poultry Farm, Attock was established to investigate the new techniques for the enhancement of Poultry production for betterment of farmers, treatment of newly emerging diseases of Poultry, distribute the better productive birds to domestic poultry keepers to enhance the nutrition of general public and to do Research on different aspects of poultry farming. The farms are also selling of Table Quality Eggs, Table Birds, Breeding Birds and Poultry Units.

  • Rural Poultry an important economic activity of 2/3 human population
  • Helping to alleviate poverty, malnutrition & unemployment in rural masses being a small scale economic activity and sub optimal inputs
  • Scavenger birds, fed on the kitchen & rural wastes
  • Biodegrading of the organic wastes and cleaning  the environment
  • Have genes for survival under harsh scavenging conditions of rural areas
  • Contribution 8.00 % in poultry meat & 25 % of eggs
  •  Rural poultry an Organic Food, lot of domestic and export potential

Objectives

The main objective of the farms is to ensure the below mentioned:

  • Rural Poultry Research & Development for poverty alleviation and Food security

Functions

Enlisted below are the prime functions of the farms:

  • To develop indigenous chicken to improve its production characteristics
  • To introduce exotic type of birds for the purpose of cross breeding
  • To produce & distribute better productive birds in rural areas
  • Demonstration of rearing / breeding practices for rural poultry promotion
  • To conduct research trials on different aspects of poultry management in different climatic zones of Punjab
  • To impart training on rural poultry production