Name of the
Tharparkar is an important dual purpose breed raised primarily for its
milking potential. The name "Tharparkar" has been derived from
the place of its origin- The THAR desert. The home tract of this breed is
in the Tharparkar district of southeast Sindh in Pakistan.
In India, these animals
are now found along the Indo-Pak border covering western Rajasthan and
upto Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.
Characteristics of breed :-
Animals are white or gray in colour. In bulls
neck,hump and hind quarters are also black.forehead broad and flat and
slightly convex above eyes. Ears are long,broad and pendulous and switchb
of tail is of black colour. Body size medium.
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