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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Gangatiri cattle: A lifeline for sustainable livelihood

Author(s):
Amit Kumar Singh, Tripti Kumari, Melody Lalhriatpuii, Kuladip Prakash Shinde, Amol Devidas Adbhai and Abhilash Minj
Abstract:
Gangatiri cattle is an important dual-purpose breed of Indian cattle found in the Duaba belt of India chiefly in the adjoining regions of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and some parts of Jharkhand states. It has a distinct feature of being productive in harsh climatic conditions, low input and it serves millions of marginal and rural community of India. It is considered to be as an inevitable part of livelihood tradition of Duaba belt people community of India. It has attracted many farmers and scientists, now days, due to its valuable characteristics. It produces considerable amount of milk and helps in agriculture with its drought power. Present review aims at enlightening the important features of Gangatiri cows which may be very well suit to the harsh climatic conditions and can be well utilized for sustainable animal production.
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How to cite this article:
Amit Kumar Singh, Tripti Kumari, Melody Lalhriatpuii, Kuladip Prakash Shinde, Amol Devidas Adbhai, Abhilash Minj. Gangatiri cattle: A lifeline for sustainable livelihood. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):551-554.

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