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|Conservation status||FAO (2007): not at risk:58|
|Country of origin||India|
|Weight||Male: average: 499 kg|
|Female: average: 340 kg|
|Height||Male: 140 cm|
|Female: 130 cm|
Bos (primigenius) indicus
The Malvi or Malavi, also known as Manthani or Mahadeopuri, is breed of zebu cattle from the Malwa plateau in western Madhya Pradesh, in central India. It is a good draught breed; the milk yield of the cows is low.:3
- Barbara Rischkowsky, D. Pilling (eds.) (2007). List of breeds documented in the Global Databank for Animal Genetic Resources, annex to The State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. ISBN 9789251057629. Accessed May 2015.
- Breed data sheet: Malvi/India. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed May 2015.
- N.R. Joshi, Ralph Wesley Phillips (1953). Zebu Cattle of India and Pakistan. FAO Agricultural Studies 19. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
- Sharma Harish, Tomar S.S., Kumar Amit (2015). Effect of genetic and some other sources of variation on dry period in Malvi cows. The Indian Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Biotechnology 10 (3): 32–35.
- Dr. Vijaya Salunke (2007). "Animal Resources". India: Human Environment. Geography Standard (Grade) IX. Pune: Secretary Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. p. 31.
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