Q. 14.3( 25 Votes )

Explain in brief the role of animal husbandry in human welfare.

Answer :

The practice of breeding and raising livestock is called animal husbandry. It is very useful for human welfare as it deals with caring and breeding livestock like buffaloes, cows, pigs, horses, cattle, sheep, camels, goats, etc. that are useful to humans.

Animal husbandry plays a vital role in human welfare because it helps to improve the quality and quantity of the products produced by these livestock. Some of the examples are as follows.

(a) Cattle farming helps to increase the production of milk.

(b) Poultry farming helps to increase the production of eggs.

(c) Fish farming helps to improve the quality and quantity of meat.

(e) Animal wastes like dung can be utilized to produce biogas and manure.

(d) Bee keeping helps to produce more honey and bee wax.

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