Buffalo Meat

India is having largest livestock population including Buffalow, Sheep & Goats, Pigs and Poultry, which are generally used for production of meat products. India has about 3600 slaughter houses, there are live modern abattoirs and one integrated abattoir meat processing plant for slaughtering buffaloes for exports and domestic consumption. There are 24 meat processing plants including 13 are hundred percent export oriented units who are mainly engaged in export of meat products. In the last one-year three new export oriented units of buffalo meat processing have been approved and are reportedly under implementation. In addition, there are few animal casing units engaged in collecting cleaning, grading and exporting sheep and goat and cattle guts .
The individual products under this sub-head are as below:
Carcasses Of Bovine AnimalsFresh)
Meat Of Bovine Animals With Bone (Fresh)
Boneless Meat Of Bovine Animals (Fresh)
Carcasses Of Bovine Animals (Frozen)
Meat Of Bovine Animals With Bon (Frozen)
Boneless Meat Of Bovine Animals (Frozen
Areas of Production:
The major areas for Buffalo Meat production are Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab.
India Facts and Figures :
The country has exported 13,14,158.05 MT of buffalo meat products to the world for the worth of Rs. 2,6681.56 Crores.
Major Export Destinations (2015-16) :Vietnam Social Republic, Malaysia, Egypt Arab Republic, Saudi Arabia and Iraq.