Animal husbandry contributes significantly in supplementing the income of small, marginal farmers and landless labourers and in generating gainful employment opportunities especially self-employment to a substantial number of the rural and urban population many of whom are women who play a major role in the care and management of livestock. It serves as a vital source for providing nutritious protein-rich balanced food in the form of milk, egg, meat and value-added products. Moreover, they are also intricately associated with the social, cultural and traditional values of the region.
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