Livestock estimates in 1999 counted 16,000 head of cattle, 12,000 sheep, and 12,000 goats; there were some 2,000 hogs in the same year. Most livestock is owned by individual households.
Milk production in 1999 was an estimated 6,000 tons. The government has sought to increase grazing space and to improve stock, breeding Nelthropp cattle and Black Belly sheep. There is a growing poultry industry. In 1992, the European Development Bank provided US $5 million to the government to help develop the livestock industry.