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Yibin Buffalo

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Country: China

Home or breeding tract: Yibin, Yibin city, Gao, Jiang’an, Changning and Xingwen County in Sichuan Province.

Morphological characteristics

Body: Small sized with compact body constitution, crude bone, and shapely body structure.

Body coat: Most of their coat colour is cyan gray, small part of them is white. There is 1 or 2 half moon shaped white bands under the neck.

Head: Proper sized

Forehead: Flat

Horns: Meniscus shaped bending backwards

Nose: Long frank

Mouth: “Pouch” shaped

Neck: Long and substantiated

Dewlap: Underdeveloped

Chest: Deep

Back: Flat

Lion: Flat

Limbs: Relatively short but strong

Hooves: Hard and appear grail shape

Production traits

Milk production per lactation: 260 kg

They grow fast before 2 years.

Drought power: Bull 371.7 kg, female 299.2 kg

Dressing percentage: 40.2%


  1. Beijing, “Report on Domestic Animal Genetic Resources in China,” June 2003 [Web Reference]
  2. Porter V., et al., 2016, “Mason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack,” CABI, p. 966.
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