Top Provinces with Highest Poultry Farms

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top Provinces with Highest Poultry Farms

Meat is no longer a luxury food item reserved for festivals; it is now a staple in most households. With the country's poverty rate falling, Nepalis are eating more meat and eggs per capita than ever before, enhancing their nutrition and propelling the meat and poultry business to new heights. Here are the top seven provinces with the highest number of poultry in Nepal.

*The ranking is done based on data collected from the Central Bureau of Statistics.

7. Karnali

Karnali
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Province 6, also known as Karnali Province, covers a total area of 27,984 square kilometers, accounting for 18.97 percent of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's largest province. The province has received its name after the historic river ‘Karnali’. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 6 is 864.

  • Total Number of Farms : 864
  • Number of districts : 10

6. Sudarpaschim

Sudarpaschim
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Province 7, also known as Sudurpaschim province, is the westernmost of the seven provinces, with 19,515.52 square kilometers, or 13.22% of the country's total land area. Godawari is declared the capital of the province. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 7 are 1,113.

  • Total Number of Farms : 1113
  • Number of districts : 9

5. Province 2

Province 2
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Province 2 of Nepal is divided into eight terai districts. In terms of nutrition security and HDI, this province, long known as the grain basket, lags behind. From Saptari District in the east to Parsa District in the west, the province is divided into eight districts. Maithili, Bhojpuri, Bajjika, and Nepali are the most widely spoken languages in the province. The capital of the province, Janakpur is also a center of cultural and religious importance. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 2 is 2,096.

  • Total Number of Farms : 2096
  • Number of districts : 8

4. Gandaki

Gandaki
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Gandaki province covers a total area of 21,504 square kilometers, accounting for 14.57 percent of the country's total area. Gandaki province was named after the river Gandaki which is a historically related river with the Hindu civilization. The province is further divided into 11 districts where tourism is rapidly flourishing. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 4 is 2,993.

  • Total Number of Farms : 2993
  • Number of districts : 11

3. Province 1

Province 1
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Province 1 is the country's easternmost province, covering 25,905 square kilometers, or roughly 17.5 percent of the country's total area, making it the country's third-largest province. Since then, the province has prospered thanks to the industrial metropolis of Biratnagar as its capital. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 1 is 3,561.

  • Total Number of Farms : 3561
  • Number of districts : 16

2. Lumbini

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Province 5, popularly known as Lumbini Province, is named after the sacred pilgrimage spot where Gautam Buddha was born. The province covers a total size of 22,288 square kilometers, accounting for around 15.1 percent of the country's total area. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 5 are 3,691.

  • Total Number of Farms : 3691
  • Number of districts : 12

1. Bagmati

Bagmati
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Province 3 (Bagmati) is Nepal's fifth-largest province, with 20,300 square kilometers, or 13.79 percent of the country's total land area. Province 3, with Hetauda as its capital, is also the most populous of the seven provinces. This high population demands a high supply of meat for the province. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 3 are 7,638.

  • Total Number of Farms : 7638
  • Number of districts : 13

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7.

Karnali

6.

Sudarpaschim

5.

Province 2

4.

Gandaki

3.

Province 1

2.

Lumbini

1.

Bagmati

7. Karnali

Karnali
Image Source: The Himalayan Times

Province 6, also known as Karnali Province, covers a total area of 27,984 square kilometers, accounting for 18.97 percent of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's largest province. The province has received its name after the historic river ‘Karnali’. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 6 is 864.

  • Total Number of Farms : 864
  • Number of districts : 10

6. Sudarpaschim

Sudarpaschim
Image Source: UNICEF

Province 7, also known as Sudurpaschim province, is the westernmost of the seven provinces, with 19,515.52 square kilometers, or 13.22% of the country's total land area. Godawari is declared the capital of the province. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 7 are 1,113.

  • Total Number of Farms : 1113
  • Number of districts : 9

5. Province 2

Province 2
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Province 2 of Nepal is divided into eight terai districts. In terms of nutrition security and HDI, this province, long known as the grain basket, lags behind. From Saptari District in the east to Parsa District in the west, the province is divided into eight districts. Maithili, Bhojpuri, Bajjika, and Nepali are the most widely spoken languages in the province. The capital of the province, Janakpur is also a center of cultural and religious importance. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 2 is 2,096.

  • Total Number of Farms : 2096
  • Number of districts : 8

4. Gandaki

Gandaki
Image Source: myRepublica - Nagarik Network

Gandaki province covers a total area of 21,504 square kilometers, accounting for 14.57 percent of the country's total area. Gandaki province was named after the river Gandaki which is a historically related river with the Hindu civilization. The province is further divided into 11 districts where tourism is rapidly flourishing. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 4 is 2,993.

  • Total Number of Farms : 2993
  • Number of districts : 11

3. Province 1

Province 1
Image Source: Rising Nepal Daily

Province 1 is the country's easternmost province, covering 25,905 square kilometers, or roughly 17.5 percent of the country's total area, making it the country's third-largest province. Since then, the province has prospered thanks to the industrial metropolis of Biratnagar as its capital. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 1 is 3,561.

  • Total Number of Farms : 3561
  • Number of districts : 16

2. Lumbini

Lumbini
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Province 5, popularly known as Lumbini Province, is named after the sacred pilgrimage spot where Gautam Buddha was born. The province covers a total size of 22,288 square kilometers, accounting for around 15.1 percent of the country's total area. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 5 are 3,691.

  • Total Number of Farms : 3691
  • Number of districts : 12

1. Bagmati

Bagmati
Image Source: The Himalayan Times

Province 3 (Bagmati) is Nepal's fifth-largest province, with 20,300 square kilometers, or 13.79 percent of the country's total land area. Province 3, with Hetauda as its capital, is also the most populous of the seven provinces. This high population demands a high supply of meat for the province. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of poultry farms in Province 3 are 7,638.

  • Total Number of Farms : 7638
  • Number of districts : 13

7.

Karnali

6.

Sudarpaschim

5.

Province 2

4.

Gandaki

3.

Province 1

2.

Lumbini

1.

Bagmati