, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp 33–40

Some economic characteristics of animal husbandry in Pakistan

  • Akhtar Husain Siddiqi
Afro-Asian Dry Belt

DOI: 10.1007/BF00188885

Cite this article as:
Siddiqi, A.H. GeoJournal (1977) 1: 33. doi:10.1007/BF00188885


In spite of the predominance of agriculture in the economy of Pakistan, animal raising is the most neglected industry in the country. The study points out some of the reasons for such neglect and lack of enthusiasm in organizing the cattle industry. Cost and return method has been used to relate the importance of crops over livestock in the farm economy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akhtar Husain Siddiqi
    • 1
  1. 1.Indiana State UniversityTerre Haute