Animal Husbandry and Animal Breeding
Animal husbandry is a branch of agriculture and defined as the science of breeding and caring for animals. It deals with the feeding, breeding, housing and health care of livestock for getting maximum benefits.
Importance of Animal Husbandry:
• Animal husbandry provides livestock production.
• It is an integral part of crop farming and contributes significantly to household nutritional security.
• Livestock provide us meat, milk, wool and leather.
• It contributes to poverty alleviation through increased household income.