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Tharparkar cow, milk per day, price, identity, and performace in dairy farming

In climate diverse Indian conditions, only particular kinds of cows are there that can survive in multiple regions. Most of the Indian cows may not survive either in hilly areas or desert regions. 

Tharparkar cow is among the few cows that can survive in almost 80% of Indian states. For commercial compost making, Tharparkar cows are very useful.

Tharparkar cow and milk production 

Tharparkar cow is a deshi cow that is originated in the Thar desert region(Tharparkar district of current Pakistan). In India, the Tharparkar cow's origin is in Rajasthan. 

How to identify Tharparkar cow?

Let's understand how to identify Tharparkar cow

Size and weight- Tharparkar cow is a medium-size 3.4 feet to 3.75 feet deshi cow. A young Tharparkar cow's average weight is around 350 kg.

Jersey cows are heavier and taller than the Tharparkar cows. 

Head- The Tharparkar head is average size with a wider forehead. Tharparkar cow has bigger black eyes in comparison to other cows. Just behind the head and the upper portion of the neck, a grown curve area make them unique in look.  

Ears- The Tharparkar cow ears bent towards the ground at 35 to 50 degrees. These ears are like pointy leaves that make their face very innocent and show their behavior.  

Tharparkar cow

Tale- The Tharparkar cow tale is thin and average in size up to 70 cm. 

Color- The Tharparkar cows are generally of total white color. This white color keep maintained until their cross breed with another cow. 

But in winters, black hairs grow on the Tharparkar cow from back to the head to the half of the spine portion of the back. 

Milk udder- Tharparkar cow milk udder is of average size, not as big as HF and jersey ad not smaller as ordinary deshi cows breeds. Their nipples are of the same ratio as their milk udder. 

Behavior- If 'the monk' word is used for animals then the Tharparkar cow is a perfect example of it. 

Although they are climate friendly cows, also they are useful in sustainable dairy farming system.

It is noticed that in high-temperature areas, animals and even human beings can lose their mind and become aggressive. But even living in the Rajasthan for the whole year, the Tharparkar cows don't get angry. They behave well even with the person who first time milk them.

Tharparkar cow milk per day

Although the Tharparkar cow is a deshi breed but produces enough milk in comparison to local Indian breeds.

Tharparkar cows produce 10 to 16 liter of milk per day generally, but it can increase by good quality feed, breeding, and proper care. On the other hand, many deshi cows start to decrease their quantity of milk in later years, but the Tharparkar cow doesn't lose milk quantity as much as others.  

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Tharparkar cow price

One from another state can buy the Tharparkar cow for 55,000 to 70,000 INR(without transportation cost), but in local Rajasthan, the Tharparkar price is 50,000 to 60,000 INR. 

Tharparkar cow milk price per liter in the market

Because Tharparkar cow doesn't produce milk as much as Jersey and HF, her milk may be a bit costlier. But near around, the Tharparkar milk price varIES between 35 to 55 INR. In rural areas, Tharparkar milk price is cheaper(35 TO 40) than in urban areas(55 to 60 INR). 

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Where to buy Tharparkar cows?

So you get the identical figures of the Tharparkar cow. Now the question raise that where to buy them.

If you are a person outside of Rajasthan then you have to go by yourself to select one. You have to keep in mind that mostly you get a healthy animal direct from a person, not the big farms. 

So keep in mind and make sure the guarantee of finding such a person who has not more than 5 Tharparkar cows. A limited number of cows provide you with a clear idea to select a healthy animal. 

For a local in Rajasthan, they don't need to worry about such efforts. They can just go to their nearby farm and select the quality and healthy breed because they know how to avoid fraud in the local animal farm market.  

Is Tharparkar profitable in the Dairy farming business?

Yes! of course. Tharparkar cows are profitable in the dairy farming business. One of the major reasons is their feeding and immunity in odd conditions. Even after living in too hot and cold conditions, the Tharparkar cows produce enough milk in average feed and care. They can give positive results in less green fodder and don't get sick or fever easily. 

In the dairy farming business, the main investment is used in fodder and living condition maintenance for animals. But Tharparkar cows reduce that cost and add it to the overall net income. Hence, even in less milk production, Tharparkar cows are good for the dairy farming business. 

How Tharparkar cows survive anywhere in India?

Tharparkar cows are used to the high temperature(up to 45 degrees Celcius) and low temperature to 0 degrees Celcius. 

In India, 45 degrees Celcius is the highest temperature, and -5 degrees Celcius is the lower temperature.

In 80% of the Indian states, temperature varies between the above-mentioned limit. It means climate conditions are ordinary for Tharparkar cows as they are used to odd climate conditions. 

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