Buffalo Breeds of Odisha

Paradeep

Habitat: Delta area between rivers Mahanadi and Devi Kujang, Paradeep area.
Horn: Curled back ward & semicircular.
Body colour: Jet black.
Body conformation: Medium sized compact body.
Average Milk yield: 3.07 kg.
Lactation length: 291 d.
Used for: Both for milk and draft.

Murrah x Paradeep Buffalo Chilika

Habitat: Periphery of Chilika lake.
Horn: Crescent shaped. Bent backward and inward.
Body colour: Dark black skin with brownish hair.
Body conformation: Medium sized compact body.
Average milk yield: 2.6kg.
Lactation period: 238 days.
Use: Milk and draft.

Kalahandi

Habitat: Kalahandi and Rayagada district .
Horn: Broad and half curved. Runing backward at tips.
Body colour: Gray / black gray / ash gray.
Body conformation: Large , strong with massive body.
Average milk yield: 2.5 kg.
lactation length: 308 days.
Use: Milk, cultivation and transportation.

Sambalpuri

Habitat: jungles of Redhakhole area.
Horn: sickle shaped, sweeping backward and upward.
Body colour: Black coat with brown and black hair.
Body conformation: Medium sized with compact body.
Average milk yield: 2 kg.
Lactation length: 289 days.
Use: Milk and draft.

Paralakhemundi

Habitat: Plains of Gajapati and Koraput district.
Horn: Black gray, thick flat and bends backward and inward.
Body colour: slate gray.
Body conformation: Small to medium, long tail extended below the hock.
Average milk yield: 3.2 kg.
Lactation length: 329 d.
Use: Milk, cultivation and transportation.

Manda

Habitat: Plateau of Ganjam and Gajapati District.
Horn: Long and semicircular, extending backward and inward.
Body colour: Black brown/ Black gray.
Body conformation: Medium sized.
Average Milk yield: 1.97 kg.
Lactation length: 287 d.
Use: Draft purpose.

Buffalo Breeds of Odisha

Paradeep

Habitat: Delta area between rivers Mahanadi and Devi Kujang, Paradeep area.
Horn: Curled back ward & semicircular.
Body colour: Jet black.
Body conformation: Medium sized compact body.
Average Milk yield: 3.07 kg.
Lactation length: 291 d.
Used for: Both for milk and draft.

Murrah x Paradeep Buffalo Chilika

Habitat: Periphery of Chilika lake.
Horn: Crescent shaped. Bent backward and inward.
Body colour: Dark black skin with brownish hair.
Body conformation: Medium sized compact body.
Average milk yield: 2.6kg.
Lactation period: 238 days.
Use: Milk and draft.

Kalahandi

Habitat: Kalahandi and Rayagada district .
Horn: Broad and half curved. Runing backward at tips.
Body colour: Gray / black gray / ash gray.
Body conformation: Large , strong with massive body.
Average milk yield: 2.5 kg.
lactation length: 308 days.
Use: Milk, cultivation and transportation.

Sambalpuri

Habitat: jungles of Redhakhole area.
Horn: sickle shaped, sweeping backward and upward.
Body colour: Black coat with brown and black hair.
Body conformation: Medium sized with compact body.
Average milk yield: 2 kg.
Lactation length: 289 days.
Use: Milk and draft.

Paralakhemundi

Habitat: Plains of Gajapati and Koraput district.
Horn: Black gray, thick flat and bends backward and inward.
Body colour: slate gray.
Body conformation: Small to medium, long tail extended below the hock.
Average milk yield: 3.2 kg.
Lactation length: 329 d.
Use: Milk, cultivation and transportation.

Manda

Habitat: Plateau of Ganjam and Gajapati District.
Horn: Long and semicircular, extending backward and inward.
Body colour: Black brown/ Black gray.
Body conformation: Medium sized.
Average Milk yield: 1.97 kg.
Lactation length: 287 d.
Use: Draft purpose.