Tag: Indigenous Breed

Gir Cow

 GIR – CATTLE BREED (BULL/COW)   Gir Cattle – Breeding status: Conservation Country: India Home or breeding tract: Gir breed (cow/ bull) belongs to Gir Hills and forest of Kathiawar including  Amreli, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, and Rajkot districts of Gujarat. Other Names: Bhodali, Desan, Gujarati, Gyr, Kathiawari, Sorthi and Surti. Gir Cow breed is one of the best milkers […]

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Molecular Characterisation of Rathi and Tharparkar Indigenous Cattle (Bos indicus)

ABSTRACT: Random amplification of polymorphic DNA-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RAPD-PCR) analysis was carried out using DNA samples of 30 animals of Rathi cattle and 42 animals of Tharparkar cattle. Genomic DNA was isolated as per standard protocol and evaluated for its quality, purity and concentration. Twenty-three random primers were screened out of which 15 primers yielded […]

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Ponwar Cattle Breed( Cow/ Bull)

Ponwar is an indigenous cattle breed of India. It is known to be originated at Ponwar in Puranpur Taluk in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh state and the breed is named after the same place. The cattle are also restricted to the small geographic area adjoining Ponwar. The cattle are known to be very active and are of fiery disposition. They exhibit dual colored complexion […]

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Mewati Cattle breed ( Cow/ Bull)

Mewati, also known as Kosi, is an indigenous breed of cattle in India. They are named after Mewat in Haryana state. They are known to be related to Gyr and Haryanvi cattle breeds. The cattle are almost universally white in colour with the rare occurrence of brown shades. It is considered to be a dual […]

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Recognized Native indigenous cattle breeds of India.

 MILCH/DAIRY BREED   1.GIR This breed is otherwise called as Bhadawari, Desan, Gujarati, Kathiawari, Sorthi, and Surati. Originated in Gir forests of South Kathiawar in Gujarat also found in Maharashtra and adjacent Rajasthan. Basic colours of skin are white with dark red or chocolate-brown patches or sometimes black or purely red. Horns are peculiarly curved, […]

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Bachaur Cattle Breed ( Cow/ Bull)

The breeding tract of Bachaur cattle is Sitamarhi, Dharbanga and Madhubani district of Bihar. They are also known as “Bhutia”. They are now mostly concentrated in the areas adjoining Nepal border of India, comprising Bachaur and Koilpur sub-divisions of Sitamarhi district of Bihar State. The breed has very close similarity to the Hariana breed. The […]

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Kherigarh Cattle Breed (Cow/ Bull)

  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. […]

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Kerala breed kasaragod

Kasaragod Dwarf Breed ( Cow/ Bull)

Kasaragod Dwarf Cattle (Malayalam: കാസർഗോഡ് കുള്ളൻ പശു (Kannada: ಕಾಸರಗೋಡು) The Kasaragod dwarf cattle is a small animal originated from mountain ranges of  Kasaragod, Kerala. Average Size [ Height 95 CM ] As like most of the Indigenous cattle breed, Kasaragod dwarf also declining in numbers at a very rapid rate. These Cows are with decent milking ability with high […]

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