October 18, 2019 5:09 am
Indigenous cattle population is further down while crossbred numbers have gone up. Latest census also shows an eastward shift as West Bengal overtakes UP with highest cattle count. A look at these trends.
October 17, 2019 2:57 am
The total population of buffaloes in the country has gone up from 108.70 million in 2012 to 109.85 million in 2019.
February 25, 2018 4:23 am
The main reason that the 20th Livestock Census — a once in five years, nationwide headcount of livestock as well as poultry, dogs and rabbits — could not be undertaken as per schedule in 2017 was, ironically, the Centre’s Digital India initiative.
September 27, 2017 9:10 am
20th Census was supposed to start in July, but procurement process of tablets stuck in reams of red tape
March 03, 2016 12:00 am
We need to make goat farming organised, tie it to agriculture and animal husbandry.
September 04, 2014 3:16 am
Balyan said that the govt was working towards promoting the indigenous variety — the desi cow or the ‘venerated’ gau mata.