Breeds - yak

Breeds - yak

Breed Image Breed Name Description
Arunachali imagesArunachaliNative tract of Arunachali yak includes West Kameng and Tawang districts of Arunachal Pradesh. These are reared by Monpa community for milk, meat, fibre, transportation and manure. Estimated population of Arunachali yak is about 14 thousand. Predominantly black in colour with medium sized and compact body. Legs are short and stocky. Horns are mostly curved, black in colour and are bigger in males than females. Horizontal ear is typical characteristic of Arunachali Yak. Brisket, belly, ribs, lateral parts and legs are covered with long hair. Adult body weights ranges between 206 to 416kg. Males are massive and aggressive. Milk production is about 1kg per day.