A number of people in Kalungu district rare animals especially cows. These are mainly kept for meat and milk consumption. The milk is the main product of dairy farming which is exported to neibouring districts and also consumed locally. This milk is handled very carefully as it can easily be contaminated if not handled well to avoid losses.The meat is also either consumed locally, or sold off to earn income to support the farmer's family forexample to pay school fees for their children.
Actually a family with many cattle is considered wealthy. The cows are very important in the district due to the variety purposes that the cow has for example the cow dung is used in the finishing of houses, the hooves are sold off as Ivory, they produce milk, meat