The locals came forward to remove encroachments, which included tying up of pigs and milch animals.
Fifty per cent of the world's buffaloes and 20 per cent of the cattle are found in India, most of which are milch cows and milch buffaloes.
Rural libraries, training centres for the visually impaired, public toilets and milch animals are only a few assets contributed by NSS volunteers for the benefit of villagers during their field visits.
The drought has affected the milk yield of milch cattle.
Now he is compelled to reside in tin sheds along with his family members and milch and other animals, under single roof constructed by the state government.
The real income which accrues to a milk producer has to be worked out after taking into account the cost of milch animal, depreciation, mortality, expenditure on the fodder, feed, health cover, etc.
Milk yield of milch cattle has been severely affected because of scarcity of fodder.
Gujarat or any other dairy cannot reduce the water they give to their milch animals.
This is why Hindu traditionalists strongly oppose the up-grading of milch cattle by crossbreeding with Jersey cows and other commoner breeds.
Part Two deals with the origin and genetic improvement of the breeds as well the role and services of the various dairy breed and milch goat societies.