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Buffalo Genetic Resources of India and Their Improvement (Dairy Animals)
India is a rich repository of bubaline genetic resources nbsp There are 10 breeds of buffaloes in the country with a vast population of 97 92 millions However many of these breeds cannot be strictly considered as breeds in their - Read Full


Murrah Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breeding tract of Murrah breed is Rohtak Hisar and Jind of Haryana state and Nabha and Patiala districts of Punjab state nbsp The breed characteristics are massive body neck and head comparatively long horns short and tightly curved udder - Read Full

Nili Ravi Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breed is found in Sutlej valley in Ferozepur district of Punjab state and in the Sahiwal district of Pakistan nbsp The head is elongate bulging at top and depressed between eyes nbsp The muzzle is fine nbsp The frame - Read Full

Bhadawari Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
This breed is found in Bhadawar Tehsil in Agra district and Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh state and Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh state nbsp The body is of medium size and of wedge shape nbsp The head is comparatively - Read Full

Jaffarabadi Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breeding tract of this breed is Kutch Junagarh and Jamnagar districts of Gujarat State nbsp The body is long but not so compact nbsp The dewlap in females is somewhat loose and the udder is well developed nbsp The - Read Full

Surti Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breeding tract of this breed is Kaira and Baroda districts of Gujarat nbsp The body is well shaped and medium sized the barrel is wedge shaped nbsp The head is long nbsp The back is straight nbsp The eyes - Read Full

Mehsana Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breeding tract of this breed is Mehsana Sabarkantha and Banaskantha districts of Gujarat state nbsp This is supposed to have been evolved out of crossbreeding between the Surti and the Murrah nbsp The body is longer than in Murrah - Read Full

Nagpuri Buffalo (Dairy Animals)
The breeding tract of this breed is Nagpur Akola and Amrawati districts of Maharashtra nbsp This is also called as Ellichpuri or Barari nbsp The horns are long flat and curved bending backwards on each side of the back almost - Read Full

Breeding Strategies for Sustainable Buffalo Production (Dairy Animals)
The relatively high yielding buffaloes of well defined buffalo breeds are maintained under intensive production system at organized farms and mainly under semi intensive management system in farmers rsquo herds in the breeding tracts of different buffalo breeds nbsp Selective - Read Full

Local Non Descript Buffaloes Under Low to Medium Input Production System (Dairy Animals)
The low producing local non descript buffaloes are generally reared under low to medium input Production System in areas where feed and fodder resources and milk and animal marketing facilities are moderately available The production potential of low producing non - Read Full