Punganur dwarf cattle from the Chitoor district of Andhra Pradesh in southern India are among the world's smallest humped cattle breeds.
These cows are a blend of white and light grey. Their broad forehead and short horns add to their unique and endearing look. The average height of a Punganur is 70-90cm and it weighs 115-200kg.
Punganur cows are highly drought resistant - they can survive on dry fodder.
The body language of this cow is similar to a deer - it has a beautiful walking style. This breed, which is on the verge of extinction, has only around 300 odd cows remaining on our planet.
This breed yields an average of 3-5liters of milk per day and requires a daily feed intake of 5kg. The Punganur’s milk is high in fat content.
On an average, the milk from a normal cow has fat content ranging from 3% -3.5% fat; the Punganur milk contains 8% fat and is highly rich in medicinal properties.
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Slight mobile horns and almost flat along the back