Department of Livestock Management


Livestock is an important sector of agriculture and occupies a unique position in the National Agenda of the economic development of the present government. Livestock in Cholistan region represents a prominent proportion of total animal population of Punjab province where livestock farming is livelihood for local peoples. Department of Livestock management was established in 2018 in the Faculty of Animal Production and Technology, Cholistan university of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (CUVAS), Southern Punjab, Bahawalpur which is focused on providing the qualified and trained manpower to smoothly address the issues at semi-commercial and commercial farming level as well as initiating the problem-oriented research work to benefit the industry that can be devised through implementing effective strategies for enhancing animal productivity and minimizing the constraints in dairy and meat sector. The Department is facilitated with two undergraduate laboratories and one post graduate laboratory. Cholistan University of Veterinary & Animal sciences, Bahawalpur is one of the fast-growing Government universities in Pakistan. Faculty members at the university are actively involved in the research activities and publishing papers in conferences and journals of international repute. Furthermore, Livestock department hold the capacity of keeping more than two hundred animals belonging to different species i.e. dairy cattle, fattening animals, sheep, goats, camel and equines.