A Short Guide to Pastoral Farming in India 

What is pastoral farming?

This is a type of animal husbandry in which domesticated animals are called livestock (in other words) released for grazing on large fields.

The problems of pastoral farming

The main problem is the lack of grazing land and water available for pastoral farming.

Advantages of pastoral farming

It provides pastoral farmers with fresh milk, eggs and meat and hence covers the farmers’ essential protein and vitamin requirements

Features of pastoral farming

Pastoral farming includes nomadic methods to harness the essential nutrients from livestock.

Importance of pastoral farming

Pastoral farming is helpful in reducing poverty and food insecurity in an area,

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