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Livestock Census


Explained: Reading the livestock census

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.

20th livestock census: Cattle population down in UP, increases in Bengal

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.

Delayed over availability of computer tabs, livestock census may begin in July

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.

Meant to make livestock census better & faster, tablets delay exercise by months

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

Getting our goats

March 03, 2016 12:00 am

We need to make goat farming organised, tie it to agriculture and animal husbandry.

Holy cow! Desi cattle show dip in numbers, foreign variety up

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.