Department of Livestock Management


Livestock is playing a significant role in agriculture and holds a distinct position in the National Agenda of Pakistan. In the Cholistan region, Livestock stands as a significant portion of Punjab province's animal population, serving as the primary source of livelihood for local communities. In 2018, recognizing it's importance, the Department of Livestock Management was established within the Faculty of Animal Production and Technology at Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (CUVAS), located in Bahawalpur, Southern Punjab. CUVAS stands out as one of the rapidly developing government universities in Pakistan.
This department is dedicated to nurturing qualified and skilled professionals to tackle the challenges faced by semi-commercial and commercial livestock farming. Additionally, it undertakes problem-oriented research aimed at benefiting the industry. By implementing effective strategies, such as enhancing animal productivity and addressing constraints within the dairy and meat sectors, the department aims to drive positive change. faculty members are actively engaged in research endeavors, regularly contributing to conferences and peer-reviewed journals, thereby enriching the academic and practical landscape of livestock management in the region.


The vision of the Livestock Department is to empower graduates with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills while upholding the highest standards of professional ethics. Our aim is to establish the department as the foremost authority and pinnacle of excellence in the fields of animal production and management, setting the benchmark for industry standards and innovation.


The mission of the Livestock Department is deeply rooted in the overarching mission of the University as a dedicated institution to livestock education. We are committed to nurturing students who embody exceptional dexterity, professional competence, and self-assurance upon graduation. Through rigorous academic programs and practical training, we strive to equip our students with the skills and confidence needed to excel in the dynamic field of livestock management.


  • Exploiting Livestock Resources: Our department is committed to playing an active role in unlocking the vast potential of livestock resources, especially in South Punjab, notably the Cholistan region.

  • Bridging Industry, Farmers, and Academia: We strive to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange between industry stakeholders, farmers, and academia. Through various training programs and seminars, we aim to bridge the gap and facilitate mutual understanding and growth.

  • Producing Industry-Ready Graduates: We are dedicated to producing graduates who meet the demands of the modern livestock industry. Our curriculum is designed to align with contemporary needs, ensuring that our students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the sector.

  • Nurturing Post-Graduate Excellence: Our focus extends beyond undergraduate education. We aim to produce highly qualified post-graduate students who contribute to the advancement of knowledge and innovation in livestock management.

  • Promoting Best Practices for Food Security: We believe in upholding the highest standards of livestock management practices to ensure food security. By advocating for and implementing best practices, we address critical issues related to food production, sustainability, and resilience in livestock farming.