Livestock contribution to agriculture value added stood at 55.9 percent while it contributes 11.8 percent to the national GDP during 2013-14 compared to 55.5 percent and 11.9 percent during the corresponding period last year, respectively.
Gross value addition of livestock has increased from Rs. 756.3 billion (2012-13) to Rs. 776.5 billion (2013-14), showing an increase of 2.7 percent as compared to last year.
The milk production increased by 3.2 percent and meat 4.5 percent during 2013-14 as compared to corresponding period last year.
Poultry Sector Growth:
Poultry Sector sector has contributed 1.3 percent in GDP during 2013-14 while it’s contribution in agriculture and livestock value added stood at 6.1% and 10.8 % respectively.
Poultry meat contributes 28.0% of the total meat production in the country. Poultry Industry is more than Rs. 200.00 billion. Poultry sector has shown a robust growth @ 8-10
percent annually which reflects its inherent potential.
The poultry value added at current factor cost has increased from Rs. 121.7 billion (2012-13) to 130.7 billion (2013-14) showing an increase of 7.4% as compared to previous year.
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