Krishna Valley is a draft purpose breed used for heavy draft purposes exclusively used in the black cotton soil of the watershed of river Krishna. Gir cattle from Kathiawar, Ongole from Andhra Pradesh, Kankrej from Gujarat and local cattle having Mysore-type blood in them have contributed to the origin of the Krishna Valley breed. Now, Belgaum, Bijapur, Raichur districts of Karnataka, and Sangli & Solapur districts of Maharashtra are breeding tracts of this breed. The common color is grey-white with a darker shade on the fore & hindquarters in males. Adult females are more whitish in appearance. Brown & white, black & white, and mottled colors are often seen. The horns are curved and usually emerge in an outward direction from the outer angles of the poll curving slightly upward and inward.
Cow has average body length 106.2 cm, height at wither 110.5 cm and chest girth 155.6 cm. The average age at first calving recorded as 1,400 days, lactation length 375 days and inter-calving period 450 days. It has 750 Kg of average milk production per lactation.
|Name of Bull||Tag No.||UID||DOB||Breed||Dam No. / Name||Std. M.Y. (Kg)||Fat%||Sire||INAPH ID|
|IRFAN**||KV-1||—||08.01.03||Krishna Valley||Kenda||880||NA||Temple bull||NA|