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Animal Sciences Institute



  • To conduct research of national importance in Animal Health and Animal Production.

  • To manage and supervise research activities of the different programs.

  • To develop linkages for collaborative research with other institutions within and outside the country.

  • To organize national and international scientific meetings.

  • To work with the farmers and transfer technologies to the end-users.

  • To provide consultancy and advisory services to farmers/entrepreneurs and other agencies.


Main research activities include bovine quantitative genetics of native livestock and crossbreeding; crypreservation of semen for field use, embryo transfer and in-vitro fertilization; efficient utilization of agro-industrial by-products; development of calf starter and early weaning diet using indigenous feed ingredients; improved diagnostic methods and vaccine production and epidemiology of major livestock diseases; improving quality of raw milk and indigenous methods of dairy product manufacturing. This institute also has a Feed Technology Unit that directly serves livestock farmers by providing quality livestock feed and multi-nutrient blocks on nominal profit basis. A Livestock Research Station housing 350 cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats, and 4 poultry sheds supports research activities.

The Animal Sciences Institute (ASI) has the following research programmes

ASI Programmes


--    Animal Health Programme

--    Animal Nutrition Programme

--    Aquaculture & Fisheries Programme

--    Livestock Research Station

--    Animal Reproduction and Genetics Programme (ARGP)


--    Animal Product Improvement Programme (APIP)

       i.    Small Ruminants Research Section (Sheep & Wool)

       ii.   Dairy & Meat Technology Section

       iii.   Poultry and Wildlife Section


--     National Referance Laboratory  for Poultry Diseases (NRLPD)






Dr. S. Murtaza Hassan, Director 

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 cell: 0333-5167360 Ph:051-9255040, 051-3073-3941


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