Cow Breeds

Thari (also known as White Sindhi, Cutchi Cow) is a breed of cattle originating in Tharparkar District in Sindh province in present day Pakistan. It is a dual purpose breed known for both its milking and drought potential. The cattle is of medium to large build and have white to gray skin.

Physical Characteristics

Thari are medium-sized animals with a long tapering face, slightly convex forehead, medium-sized horns that curve upward and outward, and large, semi-pendulous ears. They are generally light-grey, with the color deepening on the fore and hindquarters in males. A white stripe runs along the backbone. The tail twitch is black. They have a well-developed, firm hump, medium dewlap, deep barrel, and strong legs. The udder is medium-sized and strong. Cows are fairly good milk producers. Adult males and females weigh 400-500 and 300-380 kg, respectively.