- Kankrej is valued for fast, powerful, draught cattle. Useful in ploughing and carting.
- Originated from Southeast Rann of Kutch of Gujarat and adjoining Rajasthan (Barmer and Jodhpur district).
- The horns are lyre-shaped.
- Colour of the animal varies from silver-grey to iron-grey or steel black.
- The cows are good milkers, yielding about 1400 kgs per lactation.
- Originated from Sholapur and Sitapur districts of Maharashtra.
- Closely resembles Hallikar breed.
- Grey-white in colour.
- Long horns turn forwards in a peculiar fashion. The horns are generally black, sometimes pinkish.
- Bullocks are fast and powerful.
- It originated in the hilly tracts of Dangs comprising the Nashik and Ahmednagar Districts in the state of Maharashtra.
- The breed is medium to large in body size.
- They are a very good draught breed and known for their adaptability to heavy rainfall areas.
- The skin of this breed secretes an oil element that enables them to tolerate heavy rains.
- 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, giving a ‘half moon’ appearance.
- Milk yield ranges from 1200-1800 kgs per lactation.
- This bread is known for its hardiness and disease resistance
- Originated in Montgomery region of undivided India.
- This breed otherwise known as Lola (loose skin), Lambi Bar, Montgomery, Multani, Teli.
- Best indigenous dairy breed.
- Reddish dun or pale red in colour, sometimes flashed with white patches.
- Heavy breed with symmetrical body having loose skin.
- The average milk yield of this breed is between 1400 and 2500 kgs per lactation.