Dangi is a draft-purpose breed also known as kandadi, originated Hilly areas of Maharashtra and Dangs district in Gujarat and is now mostly found in the Akola taluka of Ahmadnagar district, Sinner and Igatpuri taluka of Nashik districts of Maharashtra, and Dang district of Gujarat. It is also found nearby the Thane district of Maharashtra. Generally, these animals are found near the hilly tract where the forest is available in the ranges of Sahyadri. This breed is well known for its hardiness and excellent working qualities in heavy rainfall areas, rice fields, and hilly tracts. The animals are adapted to heavy rainfall conditions. The skin exudes an oily secretion that protects from heavy rain. Dangi cattle have distinct white coat colors with red or black spots distributed unevenly over the body.
Horns are short (12-15 cm) and thick with lateral pointing tips. Animals with inward and also with downward-pointing horn tips are also available in sizable numbers. It has 550 Kg of average Milk yield per lactation. Cow has average body length 122.28 cm, height at wither 113.0 cm and chest girth 139.29 cm. The average age at first calving recorded as 1,351 days, lactation length 249 days and inter-calving period 562 days.
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