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    Forecasting Milk Production In Pakistan

  • Mother Nature’s guide to weather forecasting

    ”These aren’t any arbitrary rules of weather forecasting; this is indigenous Sindhi folk wisdom passed down from generation to generation, and derived from the surrounding environment of any particular area...

    In its details, therefore, this unique indigenous forecasting system differs from region to region...

  • Dairy farmers quitting industry as milk production cost surges

    KARACHI: “I have been spending sleepless nights for the past many months since my business almost ruined that left me heavily indebted,” claimed Mohammad Irshad, a dairy farmer in his 70s, while sharing with the media on Thursday his grievances over the prevailing milk crisis in Karachi...

    “Dairy farmers have been selling fresh unpasteurized milk to wholesalers at the same price for the past two years, while input costs including feed...

  • SC prohibits dairy farmers from injecting cows to increase milk production

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited dairy farmers from injecting hormones in cows and buffaloes to increase milk production, during a hearing of a case regarding tampered milk in Punjab...

    Hearing a suo motu case in the Supreme Court (SC) Lahore registry, the CJP said that injections given to cows and buffaloes lead to diseases like cancer in children and adults consuming the milk...

  • Only six milk brands fit for consumption in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: After conducting tests on 16 brands of packaged milk given Ultra High Temperature (UHT) and pasteurisation treatment, the Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) has found that only six are safe for consumption, the National Assembly was told on Monday...

    Dairy companies use UHT treatment to increase the shelf life of packaged milk...

  • Traders slap Rs10 on milk prices

    KARACHI: An official crackdown on milk sellers on Monday landed many of them behind bars for arbitrarily enhancing milk prices once again by Rs10 per litre, yet most people may have to purchase the commodity at the new price of Rs90 to Rs95 per litre as the wholesalers and retailers are not ready to bring down the prices on their own...

    The wholesalers claimed that dairy farmers had increased the rate of milk from Rs73 to Rs84 per...

  • Farmers want heavy duty on milk powder import

    LAHORE: The Kissan Ittehad Pakistan on Tuesday demanded that the government impose heavy duty on import of milk powder and whey powder as unchecked import is badly hurting the dairy farmers...

    Addressing a press conference here, KIP President Khalid Mahmood Khokhar says because of this import the milk is neither purchased by commercial buyers nor they pay market price...

  • Gramwhole, milk lead Ramazan sales

    KARACHI: The month of Ramazan so far has generated mixed business opportunities for stakeholders but fruit vendors and traders of chana (gramwhole) and besan as well as milk are enjoying tremendous profits...

    Meanwhile, milk retailers offered different views...

  • High court seeks reply in milk steroids case

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition challenging sale of steroids for boosting milk production of buffaloes...

    He said the production of milk through steroids was causing serious health hazards and even spreading incurable diseases like cancer...

  • ‘Milk’ producing factory found; six arrested

    OKARA: A fake milk producing factory was unearthed in Renala Khurd and six men were arrested for allegedly supplying 100kg milk to the market daily...

    On a tip-off, Renala Khurd City Station House Officer Aziz Cheema with a team conducted a raid in Koocha Husnain and unearthed a factory with machinery and chemicals allegedly used to produce fake milk...

  • PFA bans formula milk’s marketing, sampling

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has imposed a ban on marketing and free sampling of infant formula milk in hospitals...

    The decision was taken in a meeting of the authority officials with the Formula Milk Association office -bearers held at the PFA Headquarters, a handout said on Tuesday...

  • Formula milk, infant’s food to be regulated

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority and the Breast Feeding Protection Unit of the Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Programme on Thursday decided to regulate the formula milk and other food items for the infants...

    In a meeting held here, the PFA and the Health department’s IRMNCH and nutrition programme officials discussed the relevant laws that allowed the departments to regulate the newborn’s food...

  • Camel milk sellers

    KARACHI roads are already congested because of Qingqis, and now camel milk sellers are roaming main roads and using roundabouts as their milk shops...

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