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    Ostrich Chicks For Sale In Lahore

  • Story times: Three clever chicks

    Once upon a time, there lived a hen with her three little chicks in a beautiful little hut in a far off valley...

    The names of these chicks were Billy, Milly and Lilly, and all three were of different colours...

  • Flamingo chicks dying in captivity

    According to the area residents, it is the first time in decades that they had seen thousands of flamingo chicks floating on the Miani Hor waters...

    Not a single person, however, has so far been fined for capturing the birds, a protected species under the Balochistan wildlife law, called ‘lakha’ in local parlance...

  • High taxes, cost of production force breeders to cull chicks

    LAHORE: Breeders have started culling day-old chicks for want of buyers after poultry farmers refused to further prepare flocks of chicken owing to massively high cost of production as well as imposition of 17 per cent tax on import of raw material and declining price of chicken meat...

    “A day-old chick, which used to cost around Rs40, is now available in the market for Rs1 or Rs2...

  • Injured ostrich at zoo dies

    ISLAMABAD: Three months after the death of her partner, the injured female ostrich at Marghazar Zoo has died, as has a barking deer, which makes for a total of eight animals that have died at the zoo this year...

    The ostrich died on Tuesday while the barking deer died on Aug 15, reportedly due to negligence by the zoo staff...

  • Indian court slams authorities over ‘ostrich-like’ attitude to drought

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday slammed authorities for delays in responding to the worst drought in decades, saying that some states had taken an “ostrich-like attitude” towards the calamity, and called on the government to set up a drought fund...

    “An ostrich-like attitude is a pity, particularly since the persons affected by a possible drought-like situation usually belong to the most vulnerable sections of society,” said...

  • The ostrich in global concerns

    The US GSP terms are the same for Pakistan as for 128 other countries...

    It is hard to say what keeps them busy in their make-believe world”, thundered a former Aptma chairman referring to the debate around rigging and corruption in the country over the phone from Lahore...

  • Ostrich farming thrives in Punjab

    OSTRICH farming is becoming popular in the country, as more and more investors are entering the promising market of low-fat, “organic” red meat...

    Although alien to the local environment, the ostrich is fast becoming popular for farming in Punjab, where it has been declared a part of livestock and can be raised by farmers and citizens without need for a licence...

  • Ostrich farming allowed in Sindh, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was informed during Question Hour on Monday that ostrich was not defined as a protected bird under the provincial wildlife laws and its farming was allowed under relevant laws...

    Furnishing a statement on the floor, Forest and Wildlife Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that a special permission for ostrich farming was required to be obtained from the provincial authorities as for poultry farming...

  • Tickets go on sale in Lahore for Zimbabwe series

    LAHORE: Tickets went on sale in Pakistan Saturday for next week's cricket series against Zimbabwe, days after a major militant attack put the visit — the first by a Test playing nation in six years — in doubt...

    The tour is the first by a Test-playing team since 2009, when a bus carrying the Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in Lahore...

  • PCB announces T20 squad, puts tickets for Lahore encounter on sale

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced the 16-member squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, and also put the tickets on sale for the last match of the series to be played in Lahore on October 29...

    PCB announced to put the tickets of seven enclosures of the Qaddafi stadium on sale, with prices ranging from Rs1,500 to Rs5,000...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

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