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PRI Director Says No Hormones Used in Poultry Feed

06 November 2017

PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Poultry Research Institute (PRI) Director Dr Abdul Rehman and Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Dr Muhammad Aslam have said that no hormones are used in the country's poultry feed.

Talking to APP, they said that the chicken meat was the best food as it contained vitamins and minerals.

According to Pakistan Today, Dr Abdul Rehman said that the poultry industry had flourished in the country due to the efforts of government and use of modern technology in poultry farming.

He said that it was a misconception that unhealthy feed was being used in farms hasten the  growth of chicken.

Feed, which was used in Europe and the United States for chicken growth, was used in Pakistan and modern control sheds and latest technology was also being used for the purpose, he added.

He also said that hormones were not given to the chicken.

Dr Muhammad Aslam said that minimum annual average chicken consumption per person in Europe and the US was 40 kilogram while in Pakistan it was around 8 kilogram.

ThePoultrySite News Desk



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