Kasaragod Cattle

Kasaragod is the northern most district of Kerala flanked by a vast coastal area in the west and plains in the South and hilly tracts towards the North. The local cattle found in Kasaragod are of the dwarf type, with a uniform coat color black and varied shades of red.

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They are well adapted to the hot and humid climate of the region and possess high heat tolerance and disease resistance.

Kasaragod bull

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Conservation efforts have already been taken up by Sosamma Iype Professor in Kerala Agricultural University with financial assistance from Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi and the work is continued by the Vechur Conservation trust to preserve this genetic resource.

Kasargod cow with a crossbred cow at the back

The Adult male weigh only 182.5 Kg and  Female 146.4 Kg . The bulls are on an average 103.3 cms tall while the cows have a height of 90.0 cms.

Kasargod cow with farmer      kasargod calf and child

Products of Kasargod Cattle

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Characterization of Kasargod Cattle of Kerala article  got published in Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, IOSR

http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-javs/papers/Vol9-Issue11/Version-1/D0911012632.pdf

3 thoughts on “Kasaragod Cattle

  • January 29, 2016 at 6:12 am
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    i want two orginalvechur cow ,,,,,,,,,,,,9400615454

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  • February 5, 2016 at 9:41 am
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    Dear Sir,

    I want to buy vechur cow, i am staying in chennai city, i like to give a cow milk to my son, kindly help us, i know vechur cow small breed in the world, easy to maintain in city, my contact no.9444810101.

    regards,
    S.Satheesh

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  • October 15, 2016 at 9:12 am
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    Sir, I am looking forward to buy any one of the them Vechur cow or kasaragod Dwarf. Please help me to get the source. My Contact No is 9495087242

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