Change in Livestock Population by Species
Change in Livestock Population by Species - Annual Growth rate (%)
Species 1951-56 1956-61 1961-66 1966-72 1972-77 1977-82 1982-87 1987-92 1993-97 1997-03 2003-07
Cattle 0.4 2.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 1.3 0.7 0.5 -0.6 -1.2 1.8
Adult Female Cattle -2.8 1.5 0.3 0.6 0.4 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.0 0.0 3.1
Buffalo 0.7 2.7 0.7 1.6 1.6 2.4 1.7 2.1 1.3 1.4 1.8
Adult Female Buffalo 0.7 2.3 0.9 2.4 1.8 0.8 3.8 2.3 1.3 1.4 1.7
Total Bovines 0.5 2.2 0.2 0.6 0.5 1.6 1.0 0.9 0.0 -0.3 1.8
Sheep 0.1 0.5 1.1 -1.2 0.5 3.5 -1.3 2.1 2.5 1.1 3.9
Goat 3.3 1.9 1.2 0.9 2.3 4.7 3.0 0.9 1.3 0.2 3.1
Horses and Ponies 0.0 -2.8 -3.3 -3.9 0.0 0.0 -2.3 0.5 0.2 -1.6 -5.0
Camels 5.9 2.4 2.1 1.9 0.0 -0.4 -1.5 0.6 -2.4 -5.9 -4.8
Pigs 2.2 1.2 -0.8 6.7 2.0 5.8 1.1 3.8 0.8 0.3 -4.7
Mules -7.8 4.6 9.9 0.0 2.4 7.6 5.5 2.2 3.1 -3.7 -6.6
Donkeys -3.3 0.0 0.0 -1.9 0.0 0.4 -1.2 0.2 -1.9 -5.0 -9.4
Yak NC NC 8.4 5.9 26.6 0.00 -21.00 8.4 0.3 1.5 8.5
Mithun NC NC NC NC NC NC NC NC 3.7 7.5 -1.3
Total Livestock 0.9 1.8 0.5 0.6 0.9 2.6 1.2 1.1 0.6 0.0 2.2
Poultry 5.2 3.8 0.2 3.7 2.8 5.5 5.8 2.2 2.5 5.9 7.3

Note: NC refers to not collected;

Source: Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics, 2012, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI.