Due to major developmental changes taking place over last two decades, dairy sector of Pakistan has attained the status of an industry. This industry has such a great attraction that investors not only from Pakistan but also across the world are rushing towards it and number of dairy set ups are increasing day by day. Today's dairy farming in Pakistan is based on most modern lines touching the international standards. To keep pace with this rapid development, it is necessary to make the availability of information and guidance regarding modern dairy farming to everyone through all available means including internet. Internet is the easiest, quickest and cheapest medium to disseminate information.
Pak Dairy Info is first ever website in Pakistan having comprehensive information and guidance regarding dairy farming. Besides providing an overview of livestock and dairy sector of Pakistan; breeds suitable for dairy farming, selection of animals, modern dairy farm housing, management of animals at different stages, record keeping, farm sanitation and hygiene, feed and nutrition, reproduction, diseases and reproductive disorders are different topics which have been covered in this website. A useful directory providing information of government officials, semi governmental and non governmental organizations, educational and research institutes, dairy farmers, breeders, dairy farms, dairy companies, dairy associations, funding agencies, dairy equipment and machinery suppliers, dairy animal suppliers and venders for dairy farm installation is also included. Website also contains feasibility of 100 animals. "Articles" and "download" sections are also the part of this website.
The matter for the website has been compiled after deep study of national and international literature, long discussions and consultations with experts and several field visits, covering both theoretical and practical aspects. While due care and diligence has been carried out in compiling the matter of website, error and omissions are expected. The information contained may vary due to any changes in any of the concerned factors like from person to person and area to area, and actual results may differ from the presented information.
Hope this website will be highly useful for the dairy sector of Pakistan.
The following structures/components/facilities are required at dairy farm:
A wheel dip filled with disinfectant at the main gate of farm for biosecurity
Shed for milch animals
Shed for dry animals
Shed for pregnant animals
Shed for Replacement heifers
Shed for Calves
Shed for Diseased animals
Milking parlour with a record room
Storage room for milk
Stores for concentrates and dry roughages
Artificial insemination shed attached to a semen processing and storage laboratory
Shed for parking tractor, trolley etc.
Workshop for repair and keeping of farm implements
Offices and facility of accommodation for farm manager and staff