Rojhan Breed

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Rojhan Breed

Post by khandairies on Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:16 am

The Rojhan is a draft breed found in the Suleman Range of Mountains in the southern part of D.G. Khan district (Rojhan, Kachagaddi, Umarkot and Somemiani villages) in Punjab Province and parts of Dera Ismail Khan, Kohat and Bannu districts in NWF Province in Pakistan. They have a red and white spotted coat that has considerable in variation in spot size. Their average weight at maturity is 350 kg for males and 250 kg for females.

They have a small compact body with a small head and a short neck. They have small and alert ears, medium horns tapering at the tips, a proportionately large hump and an extended dewlap, tight skin, a thin tail ending mostly in white switch. Bulls are suitable for draft work in hilly and sub-hilly areas. The udder is small and tucked-up in cows.

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