Cow Breed briefing season- Gir Cow- the warrior of Gujarat
Gir cow breed
•Breed- Bos indicus
•Origin- West India - Gujrat
•Features- Round, domed forehead, ultraconvex breed, long pendulous ears, back & front part of horn is spiral, red through yellow to white body colour.
•Weight & height- 385kg-130cm(Cows), 545kg-140cm(Bulls), 20kg(Calf at birth)
•Milking capacity- 1590kg per lactation, 6-10liters/day(average) in brazil 3500 kg per lactation. Gir may produces upto 50 liters milk/day.
•Fat quantity- Ranged from 4.5-4.9%
•Speciality- Heat and disease resistive breed of India, high milking capacity, zebu cattle enlisted, premium quality A2 beta casein protein substances in milk.
•Milk price in Indian States per Ltr. - Karnataka-50-200rs
Uttar Pradesh -100-200rs
•Ghee price/ltr.- 1500-2500rs.
•Cost per day/cow- Not more than 70-80rs.
•Feeding quantity- 30kg green fodder & 10kg dry fodder.
•Gir cow price range- May 30,000-1.5lakh rs. depends on milk yielding capacity. i.e in Gujarat, 28,000-30,000rs per 100kg body weight.