Dera Ghazi Khan

Dera Ghazi Khan has 3 Tehsils. These tehsils are Dera Ghazi Khan, Kot Chuttah & Taunsa Sharif & Tribal Area. The Geographical location of Dera Ghazi Khan is Latitude 30.0324857 Longitude 70.6402456. In Dera Ghazi Khan, Government Poultry Farm was established to produce eggs and poultry meat.

  • 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 farm 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 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

 Scope of Work

  • Rearing Crosses of Fayoumi, RIR, Black australorp, Naked Neck & Desi poultry

Infrastructure Assets

Items No./ Area Description  Current Status
Land (Farm Wise) 8 Acre   Needs repair
Animals/ Birds(Breed Wise) 30,000 Chicks Arrived Brooding/ Rearing
Vehicles 1 LOK- 5613 (1993) Running
Machinery/ Equipment/Computers Diesel Generator, Petrol Generator, Computer, printer 15 KW (24 HP), 15 KW (30 HP) All in Running

Future Plans

Enlisted below are the Future Plans of the farm:

  • Development of suitable germplasm by conserving, improving and utilization of native/ imported poultry in view of their hardy character and tropical adaptability for doing away dependence on imported poultry stocks
  • Technology transfer for backyard poultry development for domestic consumption & exportable surpluses