Livestock Sector Punjab لائیوسٹاک سیکٹر پنجاب
In the Punjab Province, livestock sector is the largest women engagement in any economic activity as a rural woman spends 59% of her daily life in livestock related activities.
Punjab is the largest province, population wise (both human and animal), of Pakistan. By 2011, Punjab had a GDP of $104 billion, which is growing steadily. It is featured well within the list of country subdivisions with a GDP over $100 billion. It is the biggest contributor to the national GDP with 59% share in 2014. It is especially prominent in the Services & Agriculture sectors of the economy with a thriving private sector.
As per 2006 Census, the Punjab dominates Pakistan’s livestock sector.
A Ram with 240 Kg weight prepared for breeding purpose from the South of Punjab.
Province has 49% of Pakistan’s cattle, 65% of the buffaloes, 24% of the sheep, and 37% of the goats.1 In value of product, it is producing 62% of milk, 43% of beef, 32% of mutton and 75 % of poultry of Pakistan. However, livestock productivity and standards of preventive health are far below world benchmarks. The reasons are inextricably not linked with the genetic potential of the breeds but with wider market distortions.
Nili Ravi Buffalo milk competition 47.565 Kg in 36 hours with 9% fat content.