Write short notes on:
(a) General utility breeds of cow
(b) Breeds of buffalo.
(a) General utility breeds of cow:
General utility breeds of cow refer to those breeds of cow that are raised for multiple purposes such as providing milk as well as helping in agricultural tasks. Some of the following are the general utility breeds:
(i) Ongole (Andhra Pradesh).
(ii) Kankrej (Gujarat).
(iii)Tharparkar (Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh).
(b) Breeds of buffalo:
There are 10 breeds of buffaloes in India that are raised for a higher yield of milk. Some of these are as follows: (i) Murrah: Original breed of Haryana and Punjab.
(ii) Mehsana: Breed of Gujarat.
(iii) Surti: A native breed of Kaira and Vadodara district of Gujarat.