Nagri Beetal Goat Gets First Position In Milking Contest

Nagri Beetal goat gets first position in milking contest

FAISALABAD,(Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : Nagri Beetal goat owned by Shoukat Ali from Jaranwala secured 1st position by giving 7.99 liters milk in goat milking contest which was held at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on Monday. The milking contest was the part of UAF Rabi Festival. The prize distribution ceremony was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. Faisalabad Beetal goat of Ch Anwar-ul-Haq got the second position with 7.

91 liters milk while Nagri Beetle goat of Ch Anwar-ul-Haq stood third with 6.67 liters milk. Speaking on the occasion, UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar said that the contest was meant for encouraging the farming community to increase the productivity. He said the government was bringing the reforms in agriculture policy to address the problems of the farming community. Farming community was being exploited on the hands of middle men, he added.

He said the farming community must be paid well for the hard work, ensuring the food security in the country. He said that if we fail to provide the facilities to the farming community, we will not be able to ensure the food security. He said that it was a matter of concern that the farmers did not want their sons to become farmers. He said that markets for small animals including goats etc needed to be set up. In goat beauty contest, Nagri Beetal goat of Muhammad Ali from Bahawalnagar got first prize.