Nilphamari achieves self-sufficiency in animal protein

9 May, 2019 12:00 AM printer

NILPHAMARI: Nilpha-mari district has achieved self-sufficiency in animal protein as eggs and meat production has increased sharply in the past couple of years, reports BSS.

Nilphamari district office of Livestock Department sources said eggs and meat are produced enough in the district. Each people needs two eggs and 120 grams meats per week, they said.

There are 336 farms of cattle, 577 chicken farms, 170 duck farms and 250 goat farms in the district. Besides, adequate amount of animal proteins are produced in the district.