The Gir breed bull belonging to Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Yadavagiri, caught the attention of those who had come to Raitha Dasara organised by the Raitha Dasara Sub-Committee at J.K. Grounds yesterday.

The breed, which is known for its looks, horns, convex forehead and a big head with prominent bulging shield like forehead and a long face with its roots in the Gir forest region and surrounding districts of Saurashtra region of Gujarat State, made its appearance for the first time in Dasara.

The bull is two-and-a-half -years old and is one among the group of six cattle of other breeds in the Ashrama.

The information chart pinned at the venue said that the male weighs up to 545 kg and the female weighs 385 kg and gives upto 10 to 15 litres of milk with 4.5 % fat content.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore