Kherigarh Cattle Breed (Cow/ Bull)



Lakhimpur Kheri district of the state of Uttar Pradesh

 

Kherigarh is an indigenous draught breed of cattle in India. It originated in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of the state of Uttar Pradesh, The breed has been named after this area.

The cattle are closely related to Malwa breed cattle. It is a breed, the bulls are used for light draft works.

Colour:  Mostly this cattle will be with white coat colour. Sometimes they have grey colour distributed all over the body especially on the face.

Horns Shape and Size: Horns are upstanding, curving outward and upward. These are thick at the base. Horn formation is typical of lyre-horned Malvi type.

Population: 75116 (2013 year survey) Source: Estimated Livestock Population Breed Wise Based on Breed Survey 2013. Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Government of India, New Delhi

 

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