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Krishna Valley - bull - India

Krishna Valley
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Kistna Valley

The Krishna Valley was developed using a local desi breed and crossbreeding with a mix of:
Ongole
Gir
Kankrej
Mysore zebu blood

Depending on reference source, the Krishna Valley is categorized as belonging to the Grey-White Shorthorned Zebu group (Felius) or the Mysore Zebu group (Mason).

If the focus is their horns, then the Mysore Zebu group would be the choice with the percentage of Kankrej and Mysore blood being greater.

If focusing on their body shape, then placing the Krishna Valley in the Grey-White Shorthorned Zebu group would be the choice with the percentage of Ongole blood being greater.

Since the Krishna Valley is not a fixed composite, it could go either way depending on the admixture of the above mentioned breeds.

desi = indigenous to, or from, the Indian subcontinent

This page was last updated on: 2020-01-01


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