Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur has 5 Tehsils. These tehsils are Bahawalpur, Chishtian, Ahmedpur East, Hasilpur, Khairpur, Tamewali, Yazman. The Geographical location of Bahawalnagar are Latitude 24.418068 & Longitude 71.670685.The Government Poultry Farm, Bahawalpur was established To distribute the better productive birds to domestic poultry keepers to enhance the nutrition of general public and Research on different aspects of poultry farming. This farm is working under the Directorate of Poultry Research Institute Rawalpindi, L&DD Punjab. Contributing to the uplift of rural poultry in the area.

  • 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 farm is to ensure the below mentioned:

  • To provide better productive birds (poultry units) for rearing as rural poultry
  • To provide guidance for modern poultry farming to gain a sustainable livelihood
  • To conduct problem oriented research work for improvement of poultry industry

Functions

Enlisted below are the prime functions of the farm:

  • 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