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Lakhimi Cattle

The Lakhimi Cattle is found in all parts of Assam, India. This dual-purpose ‘native’ breed is reared for milking and draught purposes. Bullocks of this breed are excellent draft animals and are used for carting and plowing during paddy cultivation. The total population of the Lakhimi cattle is about 79 to 80 lakhs. This breed […]

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Ladakhi cattle

Ladakhi cattle are native to Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir. These are small-sized and short-statured black or brown colored animals well adapted to extreme cold climatic and hypoxic conditions. Ladakhi cattle Body is compact with short legs that make this cattle more adapted to mountainous terrains. These cattle are reared under the extensive system […]

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Nimari cattle

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Red Kandhari

Red Kandhari, locally known as Lal Kandhari, is a breed of cattle native to India. They are named so because of their almost universal deep red colored skin, Horns are evenly curved and medium sized. They are known to have originated in Latur, Kandhar taluk in Nanded district and Parbhani district in Marathawada region in […]

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Siri native breed

Siri is a Zebu family of cattle which originating from Bhutan and spread in various hill tracts parts of Sikkim and Darjeeling. Siri cattle are dual purpose breed. They are used for both milk production and work. They have very strong legs are useful for plowing fields and other agricultural tasks in the hilly track […]

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Khillari cattle

The Khillari is the breed of cattle, of the Bos indicus sub-species, native to Dharwad, Bijapur and Belgaum districts in Karnataka, Satara, Kolhapur and Sangli regions of Maharashtra in India. The Khillari breed possibly owes its origin to the Hallikar breed of cattle from Mysore. The name comes from “Khillar” meaning a herd of cattle, […]

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Red Sindhi

Red sindhi is one of the primary breed among Indian zebu cattle, The breed originated in the Sindh province, Currently this is in Pakistan after India-Pakistan partition. Name Red Sindhi Habitat Found in Sindh Pradesh of Pakistan & Orissa, Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chatisgarh, Rajasthan & Punjab states of India. Body Colour Dark Red Body Size Medium […]

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Hallikar Breed

(Kannada:ಹಳ್ಳಿಕಾರ್) The Hallikar is one of the very famous Bos indicus breed from south Indian state, Karnataka. They are densely populated in the areas like Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, Tumkur, Bangalore, Kolar and Chitradurga district of Karnataka. Its believed that Hallikar is originated from the other famous breed from the same belt “Amritmahal”. People from south […]

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Distribution of Native Breeds of Gujarat | Gujarat Diary

Overall India has a total 137 breeds of domesticated animals, of which about 18 breeds, including some internationally recognised ones, are available in Gujarat. The State has high-quality, high-yielding breeds of cattle and buffaloes. The Gir and Kankrej breeds of cows and Jaffarabadi, Mehsana, and Surti breeds of buffaloes are well known for their high […]

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Dog breeds originating in Norway

Black Norwegian Elkhound The Black Norwegian Elkhound (Norsk Elghund Svart) is a modern variant of the Grey Norwegian Elkhound. It is a small Spitz breed and is very rare outside the Nordic countries of Scandinavia. It is bred for the same purpose as the Grey Norwegian Elkhound but is smaller, more agile, and easier to recognise in the snow. Historically, it is a much […]

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Icelandic Sheepdog

Iceland’s Only Native Breed This is a small to medium sized purebred Spitz dog from Iceland, and is in fact the only native breed of dog that Iceland has. It is also called the Iceland Dog, Icelandic Spitz, Friaar Dog, Iceland Spitz, Islandsk Spidshunde, Fiaarhundur and Islandsk Farehond. It was bred to guard, control and […]

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Icelandic sheep

The Icelandic sheep is a breed of domestic sheep. The Icelandic breed is one of the Northern European short-tailed sheep, which exhibit a fluke-shaped, naturally short tail. The Icelandic is a mid-sized breed, generally short-legged and stocky, with face and legs free of wool. The fleece of the Icelandic sheep is dual-coated and occurs in white and a variety of […]

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The Icelandic horse

The Icelandic horse is a breed of horse developed in Iceland. Although the horses are small, at times pony-sized, most registries for the Icelandic refer to it as a horse. Icelandic horses are long-lived and hardy. In their native country they have few diseases; Icelandic law prevents horses from being imported into the country and exported animals are not allowed to return. The Icelandic displays […]

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Dog breeds originating in Austria

Alpine Dachsbracke The Alpine Dachsbracke is a small breed of dog of the scent hound type originating in Austria. The Alpine Dachsbracke was bred to track wounded deer as well as boar, hare, and fox. It is highly efficient at following a trail even after it has gone cold. The Alpine Dachsbracke is very sturdy, and Austria is said to be the country of origin. Austrian Black and Tan Hound It is […]

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Distribution of Native Breeds of tamil nadu

Distribution of Native Breeds of Tamil Nadu

1.1: Distribution of Cattle Breeds of Tamil Nadu Source: AE Nivsarkar et al., (2000), Animal Genetic Resources of India, Cattle and Buffalo, ICAR publication. Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries , Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India.   BREEDS BREEDING TRACK UTILITY DISTRIBUTION Kangayam Erode district Draught Breed Erode District, parts of Coimbatore, Dindigul, […]

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DISTRIBUTION OF NATIVE BREEDS OF PUNJAB

Distribution of Native Breeds of Punjab

1.1: Distribution of Cattle Breeds of Punjab BREEDS BREEDING TRACK UTILITY DISTRIBUTION Sahiwal Sahiwal district of Pakistan Milch Mainly found in Firozpur, Muktsar, Ludhiana, Bathinda, Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Sangrur and Moga districts. Scattered distribution in rest of the districts. Hariana Rohtak, Hisar, Jind and Gurgaon districts of Haryana Dual Mainly found in Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Ludhiana, […]

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Nattu madu suli details

மாடு சுழிகளும் குணங்களும் மாடுகளுக்கு நன்மை தரும் சுழிகள்: 1.கோபுர சுழி: திமிலின் மேலும் திமிலின் முன்புறத்தில் அல்லது டீமில் மற்றும் முதுகு சேருமிடத்தில் இருப்பது கோபுர சுழியாகும், இதை ராஜா சுழி என்றும் கூறுவர். இந்த சூலி உள்ள மாட்டை உடையோர் மிகுந்த செல்வத்துடன் வாழ்வர். 2.லட்சுமி சுழி, கழுத்தின் ஒரு பக்கத்தில் கொஞ்சம் தள்ளி இருப்பது லட்சுமி சுழியாகும், இந்த சூலி உள்ள மாடு மிகவும் அதிர்ஷ்டம் கொடுக்க கூடியது. அனால் இந்த சூலி உள்ள […]

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How to Judge the cattle.

Judge the cattle quality is the at most important aspect in the Cattle breeding, It covers all the important physical structure of the cattle. Overall Body Confirmation: Over all body should be build strong, It should not be too long or short.        

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REMEDIES STILL IN USE

Since India gained its independence in 1947, the Indian Government, recognising the services rendered by traditional medicine, has given a new impetus to these practices. The study and practice of traditional medicine has been regulated, and training is provided at present by a large number of schools with associated hospitals and care centres. This movement […]

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VETERINARY THERAPEUTICS

Veterinary medicine is theoretically divisible into eight branches, corresponding to the eight divisions set out in the Âyurveda. Thus, equestrian matters were divided into general surgery, general therapeutics, ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, care of foals (corresponding to Âyurvedic pediatrics), toxicology, fortifying treatments, demonology, and the use of aphrodisiacs. Apart from surgical interventions, therapeutics usually consisted of […]

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PROPHYLAXIS OF ANIMAL DISEASES

As in Ayurvedic human medicine, prevention occupied an important place in veterinary medicine in ancient India. Prevention was based on general hygiene and food hygiene. Texts insist on the cleanliness of animals, giving details of the location and maintenance of stalls and stables, the qualities and defects of different sorts of feed, and husbandry rules […]

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ÂYURVEDIC PRINCIPLES FOR ANIMALS

In the field of anatomy, the knowledge of Indian veterinarians in ancient times seems to have been quite extensive, and possibly more precise than corresponding knowledge on the human body. Observations on animal carcasses were favoured by sacrifices, wars and other events. For example, equestrian texts provide a rich anatomical nomenclature, but the concepts derived […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India : Other Sources

Specialised treatises are not the only source of existing information. The treatises of the Âyurveda sometimes refer to veterinary treatments. Thus, a passage in Carakasamhitâ (Siddisthâna, XI, 20-26) contains a list of ingrédients for preparing enemas for elephants, camels, cattle, horses and sheep (26). A small collection of therapeutic formulae from the 11th century, the […]

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SANSKRIT TREATISES ON VETERINARY MEDICINE

The oldest existing veterinary text from India is a treatise entitled Asvâyurveda siddhânta (‘Complete Âyur vedic system for horses’) attributed to a certain Sâlihotra (20,24). A person of the same name was mentioned in the Mahâbhârata, the great Indian epic (apparently written between 300 BC and AD 300). However, the treatise is definitely more recent, […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India : Introduction

The earliest information on the art of caring for animals in India is provided by the sacred texts of the Vedic religion. These texts, written between 1500 and 600 BC, were transmitted orally from generation to generation, over the centuries, before being written down. The oldest Vedic literature consists of collections of hymns, liturgical chants […]

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Traditional veterinary medicine in India.

Summary: A tradition of veterinary therapy developed very early in India and this has survived to the present time. Based on the Ayurveda (‘knowledge concerning longevity’), a medical art which had its roots in the literature of the Veda (1500-1000 BC), Indian veterinary medicine is known for its specialised literature, which provides information on ancient […]

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Rathi Cattle Breed

Rathi cattle breed found in the hot regions of Rajasthan. this breed plays an important role in the farmers’ livelihood, The name Rathi derived from the rath tribe of Muslim Rajput community. Rathi cattle breed used dual-purpose cattle breed (milking and draught) Breeding Track: Alwar, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Ganganagar and Hanumangarh districts of Rajasthan. Colour: white skin with […]

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White Fulani

White Fulani Distribution Map: White Fulani cattle are an important and famous beef breed of cattle throughout the area conquered by the Fulani people and beyond in the Sahel zone of Africa. They are mostly Zebu but of Sanga cattle origin. The White Fulani and Red Fulani breeds are quite separate, both in origin and in locations where they are kept. Akou, Bunaji, Fellata, White Bororo, […]

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Boran breed

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Baherie cattle breed

The Baherie cattle found on the coast of the Massawa region in eastern Eritrea. Bahrain means cattle from Sea or Ocean. These alternative names suggest recent origins of the cattle from Arabia and a close relationship with the cattle of Somalia. They are in the Somali Shorthorned zebu subgroup. Baherie is small with short horns […]

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Ankole-Watusi Breed Cattle

Need Support: We are currently searching for additional photographs and information on this breed. If you have materials which we could borrow or if you know of a potential source please contact us using the comment form below.   Read More: Other Native cattle For More information and purchase on different indigenous breeds Alambadi Cattle […]

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Achham breed

This Achham indigenous cattle breed can be found only in khaptad buffer zone of Achham district of Nepal, Achham is one of the smallest cattle breed, less than 1 meter in Height, with population 863 (Achham DLSO). Achham is suitable for hill conditions,  disease resistance, low input system in a wide range of climatic conditions […]

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Rampur Hound

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Rajapalayam Hound

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Pandikona Hound

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Mudhol Hound

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Kombai Combai Hound

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Kanni hound dog

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Jonangi

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Indian Spitz

The Indian Spitz is very similar to the German Spitz, Indian Spitz was one among the most popular breed in late 90’s in India, This beed also often called as Pomeranian, though both Indian Spitz and Pomeranian breeds are completely different. Indian Spitz introduced to India by British tru breeding from stock of german spitz. […]

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Gaddi Kutta mastiff

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Chippiparai Hound Dog

Indigenous Dog Breeds From India Read More: Other Native cattle For More information and purchase on different indigenous breeds Alambadi Cattle | Amrit Mahal Cattle | Bachaur cattle | Bargur Cattle | Gir Breed |Kasaragod Dwarf Cattle | Kherigarh Cattle | Krishna Valley cattle | Malnad Gidda Cattle | Mewati Breed | Ongole breed cattle […]

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Bully Kutta dog breed

The name of bully Kutta is derived from the Sinhi and Urdu languages where it is known as a Bohli Kutta. The Bully Kutta is a rare dog breed from Southern India. This dog, also known as the Pakistani Mastiff. The Bully Kutta originated in and around the Thar Desert of Sindh. The Bully Kutta is a […]

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Banjara Hound Dog Breed

The Banjara people are the largest gypsy group in India, Banjara hound dogs were kept by these Banjara people in North India.  The Banjara hound, also known as the Vanjari, is considered a general hunting and camp or flock guard dog breed that is indigenous to North India. This breed considered to be the general hunting […]

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Domestic yak

Domestic yak             Also Read. How to Recognise Native British Cattle Breeds | The American Bison  | Recognized indigenous cattle breeds of India | List of Bos Indicus Breeds – Zebu Breed | First Domesticated Cattle in the World : Origin of Modern Cows Traced | 40 million cows to get Aadhaar like number at cost of Rs 50 crore […]

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Indigenous Dog Breeds From India

1. Banjara   Group – Greyhound The Banjara people are the largest gypsy group in India, Banjara hound dogs were kept by these Banjara people in North India.  The Banjara hound, also known as the Vanjari, is considered a general hunting and camp or flock guard dog breed that is indigenous to North India. This breed considered […]

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