In Hussaini goats and sheep are taken to the summer pastures from May to September. Women do not hesitate to go to summer pastures probably because the workload up in the pastures is less than their normal workload and there is also a feeling in the Fairy Mountains. Women's work is limited to look after the cattle and cooking.
On high pastures butter is produced from milk and preserved for their marriage ceremony and other uses. Qurut (cheese) is produced by boiling milk and dried in the open air out of the access of animals. The milk has to boil for several hours to produced Qurut and firewood has to collect from distant places, which are felled down by sliding or damaged, by snow avalanches. Bu now a day deforestation is also started in these areas.
As compared to the past the number of cattle is decreasing with the passage of time. This is because the inhabitants how send their children to school. Thus there is no one to look after the cattle. In average a villager keep five to eight cows and bullocks and ten to twenty sheep, and goats. There is no program for breeding of animals. All the animals are local breeds they are less profitable.
Although a majority of farmers still view with the tending of livestock as a way of life and a pattern of subsistence several families seem to be on their way out of herding. This decline of livestock tending has already has some negative consequences on the diet and health of families. Moreover unlike the past practice of making a healthy diet milk obtained from the cattle is now merely consumed for tea which is easy to make as compare to soup which takes quite a few hours to prepare. The availability of made of woolen cloths has reduced the importance of local wool and in turn of goats and sheep.
TOTAL LIVESTCK IS 1767 IN HUSSAINI.
PASTURES IN HUSSAINI
In Hussaini good grazing grounds on high pastures are available to the people. These pastures are not restricted for any tribes. All the Sesonik have the right to use all kind of resources available on the pastures. They can build houses on the pastures. They can use these pastures according to their access. These pastures are utilized from May to September. In winter these are not habitable due to heavy snowfall. In winter grazing is only possible in the near to settlements.
A number of pastures of Hussaini are given below are used by the villagers.
Mulungin, Pasth Garben, Wuch Garben, Kirgaswashk, Wudmur, Maidun.
There are many grazing places around the village. These grazing grounds are utilized in autumn, winter and spring season from 15th September to 25th May.
The list of grazing areas around the village are given below: