Write an account on dairy farming in Punjab – Haryana Plain.


i. Cattle and dairy products are very important in Punjab Haryana plain.

ii. Haryana breed of bulls and Murrah breed of buffaloes are famous in the semi – arid southwestern districts.

iii. Cattle and buffalo breeding is a subsidiary occupation of the farmers. Amritsar is the leading centre of fresh milk collection, and it supplies milk to Chandigarh and Shimla.

iv. Modern dairy industries for producing milk products have recently been set up in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Rohtak districts.