Best Area For Cattle Farming In Uganda

What is Cattle Farming?

Dairy farming is a class of agriculture for the long-term production of milk, which is processed for the eventual sale of a dairy product. 

Best Area For Cattle Farming In Uganda

Uganda’s cattle population is concentrated in five areas: in the far northeast and the far southwest, in Teso and Lango just north of Lake Kyoga,

and in western Buganda in a heavily cultivated belt near Lake Victoria.

How much does Cattle cost In Uganda?

The retail price range in Uganda Shilling for live cattle is between UGX 7692.31 and UGX 19230.77 per kilogram or between UGX 3488.57 and UGX 8721.44 per pound(lb) in Kampala and Jinja.

How many cattle are in Uganda?

Uganda has 14.2 million cattle, 16 million goats, 4.5 million sheep, 47.6 million poultry, and million pigs (MAAIF and UBOS, 2018).

What is the most profitable animal farming in Uganda?

In economic value, cattle are considered the most important livestock although other animals such as goats, sheep, pigs and poultry are equally important.

Cattle are the main source of meat in the country and are reared on rangelands which occupy 84 000 km².