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Piggery Development

Arunachal Pradesh has very high number of pig population with 3,58,000 pig population. Under the piggery development programme up-gradation of local pig by cross breeding with exotic pig like L.H.Y., Hampshire etc are carried out through various farmer centric programmes like distribution of free exotic male cross breed. Two Farms were established under assistance from North Eastern Council from 1977-78 to 1996-97 viz. Central Pig Breeding Farm, Karsingsa, Papum-pare district; and Regional Exotic Pig Breeding Farm, Loilang, Tezu Lohit district. Under the conservation of threatened breed scheme District Pig Breeding Farm, Berung, Pasighat, East Siang District was strengthened for conservation of Doom pig in the state.