Agro industry is a rapidly growing sector in Bangladesh, employing a significant portion of the labor force in the country.Between 2004 and 2010, the poultry and livestock industry in Bangladesh grew at a significant rate every year. There is an estimated 150,000 poultry farms in Bangladesh. From 2 to 4 March 2017, Poultry Science Association Bangladeshi branch held the tenth International Poultry Show and Seminar in Bashundhara Convention centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The farms annually produce 570 million tonnes of meat and 7.34 billion eggs. Poultry feed is made mostly from imported soybean and soy meal. Per capita consumption of meat and egg remain below the level recommended by the Food and Agriculture Organization. Livestock population in Bangladesh is currently estimated to comprise 25.7 million cattle, 0.83 million buffaloes, 14.8 million goats, 1.9 million sheep, 118.7 million chicken and 34.1 million ducks.