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Pyaung -cow- Cambodia/India/Malaysia/Nepal/Thailand/Viet Nam

(local/other name)

(most common name):
Burmese Gaur
(transboundary/brand name):
• Burmese Gaur
also (local/other name):
• Burmese Bison
• Indian Gaur
also named (Vietnamese):
• Pyoung
• Pyun

The Pyaung is the Vietnamese breed local name used for the Burmese Gaur.

The Pyaung is known for having tufts of hair that grow on the dewlap.

The Pyaung is housed at night and then grazes during the day. They cause very little damage to agriculture and forests because they move in small groups over a large area.

The Pyaung belongs to the Bibovine cattle group. Bibovine refers to several species of large Southeast Asian wild cattle that are closely related to common cattle.

You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Viet Nam and read about other Cambodian, Indian, Malaysian, Nepali, Thai and Vietnamese cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.