Kathani cattle

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

It is adual purpose, medium sized cattle with compact body, horizontalears, and straight forehead.It is distributed in Chandrapur, Gadchiroli and Gondia districts of Western Maharashtra (Vidarbha region).Kathani cattle are predominantly white, reddish, and blackish in colour. Horns are straight and curved, poll non-prominent and dewlap small to medium in size.Kathani cattle are well adapted in low input production system and possess good draft ability suited to marshy land for paddy cultivation in stagnated water and rains without having any hoof trouble.Average daily milk yield, lactation milk yield and lactation length are 0.55±0.01 kg, 193.07±5.28 kg and 237.76±1.82 days, respectively.

image 2
Kathani Cattle