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Lakhimi Cattle

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Registered breed accession number: INDIA_CATTLE_0200_LAKHIMI_03041

Breed group: Dual – Milk and draught

Country: India

Home or breeding tract: Distributed in entire state of Assam

Morphological characteristics

Body: Small sized

Body colour: Coat colour is variable mainly brown and grey.

Shoulder hump: Medium in size

Limbs: Relatively short

Loin (Back): The backline is slightly curved

Udder: Small and bowel shaped

Production traits

Milk production per lactation: 270-375 kg

Ability as draught purpose: Bullocks are excellent draft animals especially for carting and ploughing especially in the muddy fields for paddy cultivation.

References

NBAGR, “REGISTERED BREEDS OF CATTLE,” ICAR- National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, (NBAGR), Karnal [Web Reference]

NBAGR, LAKHIMI CATTLE, National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal-132001 (Haryana) [Web Reference]

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