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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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 […]

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Registration of livestock/poultry breeds rises to 169: Govt

Animal genetic resources: Agri Minister emphasises on breed registration The registration of indigenous livestock and poultry breeds has increased to 169 so far, but more work needs to be done as 54 per cent of the country’s livestock population remains unidentified even today, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said. Out of the 169 registered breeds, […]

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Rearing indigenous cattle is easier said than done; this farmer shows how it can be profitable

Patel’s Gir cows yield an average of 3,000 litres over a 300-day lactation period, as against the normal 2,000 levels for this indigenous cattle breed. Parev, 13, produced 5,000 litres of milk during her seventh lactation cycle last year. Now, in her eighth, she’s among the 150 Gir cows — that includes 40 calves and […]

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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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