Animal and Poultry Production Division
Goals and Activities of the Division:
1- Improving the productivity of the existing livestock (Camel, sheep, poultry and goat) as well as conserving the wild species and identifying various genetic resources using their fingerprints across the Egyptian desert.
2- Improving the environmental conditions under which these livestock are prevailed through investigating the adaptation of various constraints threatening their livability and productivity and alleviating these constraints.
3- In order to combat the feed deficiency in the desert areas, providing suitable and effective methods to use conventional and unconventional feed resources for animal feed.
4- Defining and combating various diseases threatening the survival and productivity of desert animals and poultry and providing appropriate veterinary package.
5- Improve the utility of various animal products such as animal fibres, hides, milk and meat in order to attain higher return for Bedouins and national economy.
The Division of Animal and Poultry Production has five departments: