The livestock & Dairy development Department in District Multan comprises of components. Their setup and working is described below:
1. ANIMAL HEALTH
This wing is responsible for ensuring conservation and improvement of livestock in the distinct. Its main functions:
a) To arrange timely prophylactic measures against common contagious/infectious diseases of livestock.
b) To conserve livestock wealth against ecto and endo parasites.
c) To ensure provision f proper veterinary cove to the stick and injured animals.
d) To help provision of pedigreed stud stock for the improvement of local breeds of animals in order to bring about up gradation through selective breeding and to motivate farmers/breeders for boosting livestock production.
e) Toarrange elimination of scrub male stock through castration campaign.
f)To arrange propaganda and publicity of the departmental activities and education of breeders/farmers through available media communication i.e. leaflets, pamphlets, radio talks etc .
g) To arrange training courses of short duration for the education of farmers on management ,breeding, feeding, disease control of modern scientific lines.
h) To hold livestock shows / fairs for creating interest and healthy competition amongst livestock breeders and to provide them a platform for exchange of views with progressive farmers and scientists.
2. To supervise work at slaughter houses for ensuring supply of hygienic and wholesome meat for the public.