Among the agriculture and allied activities animal husbandry, especially dairy contributes significantly to Gross Domestic Products . It is well known fact that for generations dairying is playing an important role in a farmer’s life by providing supplementary income. In the past, dairy farming had been done by most of the farmers for household consumption or to supplement the income rather than a primary source of income. Now a days dairy farming has been seen as a business by most of the farmers.
After going this lesson you will be able to:
- explain the important milk breeds of cattle and buffaloes
- define feeding of livestock
- describe about housing of Dairy animals