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,