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Department of Poultry Production

Introduction

The Department has been established in June, 2003 with the main objectives of education / Training of students to cater the needs of this sector through enhancing egg and meat production in the country. The Department also conducts problem oriented applied research by the students and faculty for the purpose of solving problems of the stakeholders. The department also has a close liaison with the Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) and leading poultry farmers, breeders, poultry feed millers and hatchery men and has formulated a Poultry Working Group in order to discuss problems faced by poultry industry and formulation of viable strategies. Currently, this department is offering BS. Poultry Science (04 yrs.) degree, in addition to 03 courses being offered to DVM degree having 11 credit hours; Poultry Housing & Management, Avian Production & Management, and Poultry operations and recently started diploma course after Matriculation named Poultry Assistant Diploma. The Department is also offering M. Phil and Ph.D. Degree programmes at post graduate level.

Faculty

Chairman

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram

Professors

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram
Prof. Dr. Athar Mahmud

Assistant Professors

Mrs. Atia Bashir
Mr. Shahid Javaid

Lecturers

Imran Zahoor
Jibran Hussain
Shahid Mehmood

HEC Approved Supervisors

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram
Prof. Dr. Athar Mahmud 

Degree Programmes

Under- Graduation

Post- Graduation

Diploma

  • 2 Year Poultry Assistant Diploma (New)

Short Courses

Department is offering many short courses, including Poultry farm management for different NGOs and private entrepreneur.

Extension Services

Besides teaching and research work, the department is also providing extension services in the form of technical advices to layer, broiler and breeder farmers, hatcheries, Poultry Processing plants and allied groups. A close liaison has been established between the department and different national and international groups of poultry industry which helps in identifying the real issues and problems of Poultry industry. The research findings based on problem oriented research is communicated to the stake holders through meetings and group discussions.

Produced

S#

Name of Student

Degree

1

Mr. Imran Zahoor

M.Phil

2

Mr. Asim

M.Phil

3

Mr. Kaleem

M.Phil

4

Mr. Mohammad Iqbal

M.Phil

5

Miss Zeb Mahal

M.Phil

6

Mr. RafiUllah

M.Phil

Enrolled

S#

Name of Student

Degree

1

Mr. Shoukat Ali

M.Phil

2

Mr. Abdul Samad

M.Phil

3

Mr. Khalid Bilal

M.Phil

4

Mr. Sohail

M.Phil

5

Mr. Usman Ilyas

M.Phil

6

Mr. Faisal Husnain

M.Phil

7

Mr. Abdul Rehman

M.Phil

8

Mr. Talha

M.Phil

9

Mr. Munas Shah

M.Phil

10

Miss Madeeha Gohar

M.Phil

11

Mr. Ahmad Ali

M.Phil

12

Mr. Ahmad Sultan Jatoi

Ph.D.

13

Mr. Shahid Mehmood

Ph.D.

14

Mr. Jibran Hussain

Ph.D.

15

Mr. Shahid Javaid

Ph.D.

16

Mr. Yasir Abbas

Ph.D.

17

Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Ishaq

Ph.D.

18

Mr. Hafiz Zulfiqar

Ph.D.

Projects

On- Going

S#

Name of Student

Department

Degree

Title

Remarks

1

Yasir Allah Ditta

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D.

Comparative study for detoxification of aflatoxin with diff. fractions of yeast sludge and commercially available toxin binders

On-going

2

Yasir Arafat

Animal Nutrition

M. Phil

Efficacy of humit acid against aflatoxin B1 in commercial chicken ration

On-going

3

Shaukat Ali

Poultry Production

M. Phil

Evaluation and use of composted poultry litter/ dead birds in quail ration

On-going

Research Priorities

  • Evolving high yielding germ-plasm for commercial & rural poultry sector;
  • Optimizing feed & nutrient requirement of poultry birds for different stages & purposes;
  • Poultry processing, value addition, product development and marketing;
  • Poultry reproductive physiology;
  • Poultry Housing & Environmental Management.

 

Submitted

RESEARCH PROJECTS CONDUCTED IN ENVIRONMENT CONTROL POULTRY HOUSE AT RAVI CAMPUS PATTOKI

S#

Name of Student

Department

Degree

Title

01

Haroon Mushtaq

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D

Implications of potassium, dietary electrolyte balance and its respective salts (potassium carbonate and potassium sulphate) for production performance and physiological responses in broilers.

02

Haroon Mushtaq

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D

Implications of sodium, dietary electrolyte balance and its respective salts (sodium bicarbonate and sodium sulphate) for production performance and physiological responses in broilers.

03

Haroon Mushtaq

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D

Implications of chloride, dietary electrolyte balance and its respective salts (Ammonium chloride and calcium chloride) for production performance and physiological responses in broilers.

04

Safdar Saeed

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D

Effect of form of feed, origin of phytase enzyme and feed processing temperature on the efficacy of phytase and performance of broilers

05

Safdar Saeed

Animal Nutrition

Ph.D

Effect of form of feed, origin of phytase enzyme and feed processing temperature on the efficacy of phytase and performance of broilers

06

Shahid Mehmood

Poultry Production

Ph.D

Effect of phase feeding and stocking density on subsequent growth performance, carcass characteristics biochemical profile and immune response of broilers

07

Shahid Mehmood

Poultry Production

Ph.D

Effect of restricted versus ad-libitum feeding on subsequent growth performance, carcass characteristics, immune response and biochemical profile of broilers based upon four initial chick weight categories

08

Mati-u-Rehaman

Animal Nutrition

M.Phil

Nutritional manipulations to reduce blood cholesterol and improve production performance of broiler chicken

09

Asim Manawar

Animal Nutrition

M.Phil

Effect of commercially available enzyme complex on the performance and nutrient digestibility in broiler rations

10

Zulkarnain

Animal Nutrition

M.Phil

Effect of replacing inorganic with organic trace minerals on growth performance, carcrcass characteristics and meat composition of broilers

11

Nazim Ali

Animal Nutrition

M.Phil

Effect of different commercial mold inhibitors on feed quality and bird performance

12

AbduRehman

Animal Nutrition

M.Phil

Effect of multienzyme supplementation and acidification of diet on nutrient digestibility and growth performance of broilers

13

Irfan Ahmed

Animal Nutrition

M. Phil

Effect of All-zyme SSF in different levels of wheat on growth and performance of Broilers

14

Mubasshar Ijaz

Animal Nutrition

M. Phil

Effect of Xylanase in different wheat levels on growth and performance of broilers

15

Hafiz Abdul Rehman

Animal Nutrition

M. Phil

Effect of Econase in different wheat levels on growth and performance of broilers

Reference Sites

Scholarships

The department is offering monthly scholarship to the position holding students to create the competition among students. The students getting scholarship in the following semester are

  • Faisal Hussanin (6th semester, GPA 4/4)
  • Rana Salman (4th semester)
  • Amjad Iqbal (8th semester, GPA 3.84/4))
 
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Akram