Department of Poultry Production

Research and Training Facilities at Ravi Campus Pattoki

The research and training facilities at Ravi Campus, Pattoki include

  • Broiler Unit at A-Block
  • Hatchery Unit at A-Block
  • Feed Mill Unit at A-Block
  • Poultry Marketing and Extension Unit at A-block
  • Breeder Unit at B-Block
  • Layer Unit at C-Block

The Broiler, Layer, Breeder and Hatchery unit are located at different locations keeping in view the international standards of bio-security. The Broiler, Breeder and Layer units are equipped with a bio-security building having shower-rooms, data analysis lab, feed store, generator room, office and researcher’s room. These units also have an academic block, furnished with computer lab, lecture room, seminar room, students hostel, students mess and prayer room all in a single facility. The 24 hour availability of electricity via standby generators and availability of computer lab and access to the broiler house make it an eye candy for enthusiastic researchers and aspiring professionals of the poultry industry.

Broiler Unit at C-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki .

 

Student Busy In Collecting Research Data inside the Shed

 

The broiler unit at Ravi Campus, A-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki consists of state of the art, environmentally controlled experimental broiler house having a capacity of 20000 broilers and an academic block.

Academic Block, Along with Bio-Security at C- Block

 

Broiler Unit Under Construction, Along with Bio-Security At A- Block

 

Hatchery Unit at A-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki

 

Hatchery Unit under Construction at A- Block

The hatchery unit is equipped with state of the art single-stage incubators (Petersime) imported from Belgium having a capacity of 40,000 eggs. The academic block is equipped with computer lab, lecture room, seminar room student’s hostel, students mess and prayer room in a similar pattern to that of broiler unit.

Feed Mill at A-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki

 The feed mill unit at A-Block has a capacity of 5 ton pellets per hour i.e. 100 bags per hour. The unit is equipped with a feed analysis lab and an office for the manager.

Poultry Marketing and Extension Unit at A-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki

The poultry marketing and extension unit consists of a well furnished conference room and offices for staff and faculty members

Breeder Unit B-Block Ravi Campus Pattoki

The breeder unit at B-Block consists of an academic block and environmentally controlled breeder house with a capacity of 5000 broiler breeders.

Breeder Unit, Work in progress

   
 

A futuristic view of Breeder Unit.

Layer Unit C-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki

The layer unit at C-Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki has 2400 sq. ft. covered area. The house is divided into 96 experimental units and is currently being used for research and training purposes.

Poultry Shed And Biosecurity (Before Shed Entrance) At C- Block

 

Salient Facilities/Research facilities/Services

  • Hatching facilities
  • Hatching Facilities for Quails
  • Availability of day-old chicks
  • Research Facilities on Quail Production available
  • Avian Research and Training Centre 23 Km Ferozpur road Lahore.
  • Environmentally Controlled Experimental Broiler House (capacity of 20000 birds) at A- Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Environmentally Controlled Experimental Broiler Breeder House (capacity of 5000 birds) at B- Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Environmentally Controlled Experimental Layer House (capacity of 5000 birds) at C- Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Experimental Hatchery Unit (capacity of 40,000/ setting) at A - Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Experimental Feed-mill unit (capacity of 5 Ton pellet / hour) at A - Block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Indigenous chicken genetic resource centre (ICGRC)

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 & Environment and Hatchery Management