Animal husbandry is emerging as the most profitable Agri-business across India which has given good employment to the millions of people in the country. The demand for milk and products made from milk is also increasing in the market. In such a situation, the demand for those animals which are at the forefront of milk production has increased. There are many breeds of cow, from which more than 50 litres of milk can be obtained daily. Cow’s milk is also considered very nutritious, so its demand always remains in the market. But interestingly, very few cattle owners know that there are many such cows in the country, from which up to 80 litres of milk can be obtained daily. Let us give you information about the highest milk cows in India.
High Milk Producing Indian Cow Breed
Gir cow of Gujarat
This cow is known as the most milk-producing cow in the country. This cow is found in the Gir forests of Gujarat, hence its name has also been named Gir cow. This cow is demanded even abroad. Moreover, Gir cow is also mainly reared in Brazil and Israel. The speciality of this cow is that it gives 50 to 80 litres of milk daily.
This cow is more reared in UP, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh. If we talk about milk production of this cow, then it gives milk from 2000 to 3000 litres annually. This is the reason why cattlemen like to keep this cow very much. The speciality of this cow is that it can give milk for about 10 months after giving birth to a calf.
This cow is found in Ganganagar, Bikaner and Jaisalmer areas of Rajasthan, but nowadays even Rathi cows are reared in Gujarat. This breed of cow is known for its high milk production. From this, milk can be obtained from 6 to 8 litres daily. Many livestock also gets up to 15 litres of milk daily from this cow. It weighs around 280 to 300 kg.
Red Sindhi cow
This cow is found in Sindh area, hence its name was Red Sindhi cow. Now this cow is also found in Punjab, Haryana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Odisha. This cow is known for its high milk production in the country. This cow can also give milk from 2000 to 3000 litres annually.
SOURCE: Krishi Jagran