Impact of Climate Change on Livestock Production

  • A. Koirala Building Resilience to Climate related Hazards Project, (Agriculture Management Information System), Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development
  • P. Bhandari Postgraduate Campus, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Kirtipur
Keywords: Climate change, live stock, livestock production

Abstract

Climate change is one of the global challenges of this century. There is increase in large number of climate related events. Livestock sector has also been affected by changing climate due to which there is increased loss of livestock assets and several other indirect losses. Some of the effects of climate change in livestock include thermal and cold stress, increased diseases incidences and decrease in the feed, fodder and water availability. This results in decreased animal production and productivity. he paper mainly reviews the impacts of climate change on livestock production.

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2019-12-01
How to Cite
Koirala, A., & Bhandari, P. (2019). Impact of Climate Change on Livestock Production. Nepalese Veterinary Journal, 36, 178-183. https://doi.org/10.3126/nvj.v36i0.27778
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