7 Major Facts About Punganur Cow

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16 January 2024 

Ravi Shankar Kumar || ExamVatika.com

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Punganur Cow is native to Punganur village in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. 

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The Punganur Cow has high resilience to drought and can adapt to low-quality feed. 

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The Punganur Cow is among the world's most dwarf cattle breeds. It stands at just around 70-90 cm tall and weighing less than 250 kg. 

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Punganur Cow is also prized for its milk, which boasts a higher fat content, making it ideal for producing ghee. 

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The Punganur Cow's body colour is white, grey, or light brown to dark brown or red. Sometimes, animals with white colour mixed with red, brown, or black patches are also seen.

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This cow has a broad forehead and short horns. The hors are crescent-shaped and often lose curving backward and forward in males and lateral and forward in females.

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Punganur cows are considered eco-friendly, requiring less water, feed and space compared to hybrid breeds.