Category: Karnataka

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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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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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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Deoni cattle

Deoni cattle

Deoni cattle (Kannada:ದೇವನಿ/Marathi:देवनि) Other Names: Surti, Dongarpati, Dongri, Wannera, Waghyd, Balankya and Shevera. Breed Location: They originated in the taluks of Basavakalyan, Bidar and Bhalki of Bidar district in Karnataka and adjoining Latur district of the state of Maharashtra. Deoni cattle breed is the one of the important dual purpose breed in India, Its good milk yielder and […]

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Recognized Native indigenous cattle breeds of India.

ALAMBADI Originated from Alambadi of Dharmapuri district in Tamilnadu. Grey or dark grey in colour. White markings will be seen in forehead, limb and tail. Horns are backward curving like Mysore cattle. Resembles Hallikar and also known as Betas. It is useful in ploughing   Read more about Alambadi cattle breed AMRITHMAHAL Originated in Hassan, […]

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Krishna Valley ( Cow/ Bull)

Krishna Valley cattle (Kannada: god) is a breed of cattle native to North Karnataka region in India. It is known to have originated in the areas drained by the Krishna, Ghataprabha and Malaprabha rivers of the Bijapur, Bagalkot and Belgaum districts. It is a draught breed mainly used for agricultural purposes. The bulls are known for strength and endurance and the cows are moderate milk yielders. Need Support: We are […]

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Malnad Gidda Breed Cattle (Bull/Cow)

  The word gidda means dwarf and Malnad means a place receiving heavy rainfall.   Malnad Gidda Cattle Breed: Breeding status: Conservation Country: India, Karnataka Home or breeding tract: Malnad Gidda cattle are small size animals and distributed and Maintained in Malnad/Malenadu area of Karnataka. The breeding tract of this breed also includes Chikmagalur,  Dakshin Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, […]

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Amrit Mahal Breed ( Cow/ Bull)

  Amrit Mahal Cattle (ಅಮೃತ ಮಹಲ್)– Breeding status: Conservation Country: India Home or breeding tract:  Shimoga, Tumkur, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga Davanagere and Tumkur districts of Karnataka. Body: More massive and of larger built. Body color:  Amritmahal is usually Grey in color but this is varied from white to almost black. Accession number : INDIA_CATTLE_0800_AMRITMAHAL_03001 Markings over body: White-grey markings […]

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Project to preserve indigenous cattle – Karnataka.

KARNATAKA : Government has set out for first time for the protection of climate change mitigation project that will see indigenous breeds of livestock. The types of dairy cattle and sheep decided for the venture have ended up being more versatile to changes in nature and atmosphere varieties. The department of animal husbandry and veterinary services will […]

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