Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 12

Status of Animal Husbandry in Maharashtra

S K Das*

Principal Scientist, Training and Education Centre (TEC), ICAR - Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: S K Das, Principal Scientist, Training and Education Centre (TEC), ICAR - Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India.

Received: October 26, 2021; Published: December 08, 2021


Maharashtra is rich source of livestock germplasam particularly in cattle, buffalo and goat. So, due care is needed for veterinary services to keep the animals healthy and productive. So, the state animal husbandry departments should ensure availability of most of the important medicines and vaccine to the livestock owners to enhance production of livestock and to reduce morbidity and mortality of animal. In this review article population dynamics of different species of livestock, breeds of different species available in the state of Maharashtra and their production, existing housing, feeding and health management system, different constraints for the development of livestock sector in Maharashtra and strategies to overcome the bottlenecks were described and highlighted.

Keywords: Animal Husbandry; Livestock; Maharashtra


  1. “20th Livestock Census. Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying”. Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. Govt. of India. New Delhi (2019).
  2. Das S K., et al. “A Survey on the occurrence of livestock diseases and constrains in controlling those disease in Maharashtra”. International Journal of Livestock Research 2 (2020): 89-96.


Citation: S K Das. “Status of Animal Husbandry in Maharashtra". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 26-33.


Copyright: © 2021 S K Das. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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