Animal Husbandry Statistics

The Animal Husbandry Statistics Division of the Department conducts Integrated Sample Surveys to estimate productions of major livestock products viz.  milk, egg, meat and wool. It also collects  other livestock statistics through interaction with State Governments and other Central departments/ organizations concerned with development of the Livestock Sector.  Major Livestock products like milk, eggs, meat & wool  are estimated on the basis of sample surveys being conducted throughout the year under the Central  Scheme “Integrated Sample Survey for the Estimation of major Livestock Products”.  All the States and Union Territories are implementing the scheme.  Surveys are done throughout India and round the year, whereas data are collected generally by camping in the sampled villages.  Three stage stratified random sampling is adopted to find the annual estimates of livestock production of major livestock products after building it on  seasonal basis.  These are published in the consolidated annual report of the sample survey prepared by the States/ UTs. At national level Statewise annual estimates are published in the biennial publication known as "Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics" or through department's website after it has been approved by the  expert committee "Technical Committee for Direction for Improvement of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Statistics"  (TCD). The TCD streamlines animal husbandry statistics, identifies shortcomings and approves  various measures  which could bring improvement in the livestock statistics by holding its periodical meetings in various part of the country.  The Committee is jointly headed by Adviser (Statistics), Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying& Fisheries  and Director of Indian Agricultural Statistical Research Institute (IASRI). Secretary of the Department and Animal Husbandry Commissioner are main observers and guiding force of the committee, who keep a close watch on the functioning the committee. The members of the TCD committee are heads of selected Statistical Organizations / Departments at the Centre and States, and the  Directors of Animal Husbandry of all the States and Union Territories. This Committee also reviews progress of implementation of the scheme of Integrated Sample Survey for the estimation of major livestock products besides approving the estimates of production of milk, egg, wool and meat. The approved estimates of livestock production and other related statistics are published in the biennial publication known as "Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics".  The latest published issue of the publication is of the year 2006 containing the data up to 2005-06.  

Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics 2006  (for complete download on your system click on right button of mouse and click on Save As Target Link)  

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Livestock Census

The livestock population of different species is worked out on the basis of livestock census, which was conducted quinquennially by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics in the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture. The Census work is carried out by different agencies in different States and is coordinated by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics. From the 17th Livestock Census the work has been transferred to Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture.

The All India Summary Reports of 17th Livestock Census conducted in October 2003 has been released have been released. 28 State  Reports  and 1   Consolidated Reports for the Union Territories have also been released. These reports contain the district wise information with rural urban breakup for the livestock, poultry,  agricultural implements and machinery and fishery statistics.   >> Census Details >>

A report on Breedwise data for 17 states which collected  breedwise information of various livestock was releasedin JUly 2006.   <<  Breedwise Report  >>

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING STATISTICS HELD DURING DECEMBER  08-09, 2008 AT TIRUPATI

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING STATISTICS DURING 11-12 OCTOBER 2007 AT SHILLONG

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING STATISTICS HELD DURING SEPTEMBER 19-20, 2005 AT CHENNAI

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF DIRECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND DAIRYING STATISTICS HELD DURING OCTOBER 05-06, 2006 AT PUNE