• Posted on: 8 May 2016
  • By: admin

Dairy and Livestock

According to the 18th Livestock Census 2007, state ranks sixth in India in both livestock and poultry population. Total livestock in the state in 2007 was 360 lakh. Production of major livestock products is given in the table below-

#

Product

Unit

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

1

Milk

Million MT

7.7

8.0

8.5

2

Eggs

No. Per capita availability

35

38

39

3

Birds (Broilers)

Lakh No.

5.71

3.87

8.84

4

Fish

Lakh MT

NA

5.77

5.79

Sericulture is an important agro-based cottage industry in the state. During 2011-12, 153.50 MT of raw silk was produced and 12.36 raw tasar silk was produced in the state.

(Source: #MOFPI)