Gojri Buffalo

National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources
Karnal-132001 (Haryana)

Gojri buffaloes are reared in semi-migratory/pastoral management system by Gujjar community in Pathankot, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Rupnagar and SAS Nagar (Mohali) districts of Punjab and Kangra and Chamba districts of Himachal Pradesh. These buffaloes have proportionate and medium built body and are mostly brown or black in colour. Horns are medium sized; mostly curved to form a big loop. These buffaloes are well adapted to foot hills. Animals can travel long distances (seasonal migration) and can climb easily on hill tops for grazing. Used for both milk and draught power (ploughing and other agricultural operations). Daily milk yield ranges from 3 to 8kg and lactation milk yield from 800 to 1200 kg. Population size is approximately 50,000.

Gojri Female
Gojri Male