Animal Husbandry

Animal Husbandry


  • The Udaipur division had 14.71% of total livestock in the state which includes cattle and buffalo (18.36%), Goats (15.23%), Sheep (4.15%), poultry (14.85%), Horses (10.73%) and camel (2.69%).
  • Udaipur zone has Gir and Malvi cattle breed, Surti buffalo breed, Sonadi sheep breed, Sirohi (Devgarhi strain) Goat breed, Marwari horse breed, Mewari camel breed and Mewari and Pratapdhan poultry breed. All these breeds are having their unique identity.
  • The livestock density per Km2 (square kilometre) of the division is 206 compared to state 169.
  • The division has 1136 animal husbandry institutions (6 Polyclinics, 127 first grade veterinary hospitals, 263 Veterinary Hospital, 33 Veterinary dispensaries & 668 Sub-centers ) , 16.2% of the State’s total institutions.


  • The division accounts for close to 23% of the State’s cattle population and 14% of the State’s buffalo population.
  • It had a total milk production of 3.73 million mt or 8.3% of the total milk production in the State (2016-17).
  • With 1892 registered dairy societies in the division, the Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation accumulated a net profit of INR 203 lakh in the 6 districts of Udaipur, Banswara, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand & Chittorgarh in 2016-17.
  • Milk unions affiliated with federation viz Udaipur, Chittorgarh & Banswara are working in the field of quality and clean milk production and marketing. With the help extended by state government under various rural development projects and Special Central Assiastance (SCA), it has become possible to install 293 Bulk Milk Coolers (BMCs), 568 Automatic Milk Chamber Units (AMCUs) and 904 Electronic Milko Testers (EMTs) at various DCS in rural areas.


  • In 2015-16, Udaipur division had a total fish production of 1751mt or 4% of the state’s total fish production.
  • Fish production in the division has grown at a CAGR of 13.07% from 2011-12 to 2016-17.
  • The fish seed production in the division stood at 153 mn fry (18% of the state’s fish seed production) in 2016-17, growing at a CAGR of 11.69% between 2011-12 and 2016-17.


  • In the Udaipur division there is no planned beekeeping however the tribes of the division are collecting honey from the forest area pure, natural, collected direct from origin, filtered at home without adding any chemical/ admixture/colour/artificial sweetener. Purpose of sell to provide hygienic, pure, natural honey in its original form direct from its natural source.
  • The honey so collected by the tribal is then procured and sold by Rajasthan Tribal Area Development Federation Udaipur (RAJAS Sangh). Krishi Upaj Mandi Udaipur is also providing platform to the farmers to sell their honey in mandi as minor forest produce.
  • This leads to a total production of around 119.7 and 66.00 mt. of honey annually in 2015-16 & 2016-17 respectively.
  • More than 900-1000 farmers are involved in this bee-keeping activity.