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Breeds of Livestock - Karan Fries Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Karan Fries Cattle

Karan Fries

The Karan Fries were developed in India at the National Dairy Research Institute at Karnal. The breed was developed using Holstein (Friesian) and Tharparkar. The percentage of Holstein in the breed ranges from 3/8 to 1/2 of the breeding.


Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.


R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University

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Added February 4, 1997


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