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Milk and Buck Fair

JEN carried out an important activity of its livelihood Recovery Project for displaced persons in Dera Ismail Khan. Title of the activity was “Milk and Buck Fair”. The purpose was to hold a competition among beneficiaries who had received male and female goats. This competition was aimed at appreciating best beneficiaries and promoting better techniques of goat management.

120 beneficiaries participated in this event. 55 beneficiaries brought their female goats to compete in milking. 1st, 2nd and 3rd female goat winners in milking categories produced 2300 ml, 2200 ml and 2140 ml respectively.


17 beneficiaries brought their male goats to compete in weighing.  1st, 2nd and 3rd male goat winners weighing category showed off 72 kg, 71 kg and 69 kg respectively. Winners received trophies and feed prizes.


A separate stall was organized to present 4 goats who respectively delivered 4 baby goats, 3 baby goats and 2 baby goats. Another stall was formed where representative of district livestock department answered to questions of beneficiaries regarding goat management and provided relevant printing material.    

Representatives of district livestock department, private veterinary practitioners, Village Elders and focal person of UNOCHA-Dera Ismail Khan participated in the event. All stakeholders generously appreciated JEN’s efforts and contribution towards livelihood recovery of displaced persons and their possible return back to homes.

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March 6, 2014 in Pakistan |