year 1964; Pakistan a young independent nation forging ahead towards a
dream: self sufficiency in food production.
Malnutrition remained a
major problem and one out of four children died before attaining the age
of five. 80% of ailing children were affected with diseases caused by
protein, vitamin and mineral deficiency.
Poultry production, the
quickest and least expensive way of filling the protein gap was planned
to overcome malnutrition. Backyard poultry farming had to graduate to a
more professional level.