Malvi is a famous draught breed of Malwa. The Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Deptt. of Animal Husbandry has established Govt. breeding farm Agar Shajapur. Besides above Govt. of Madhya Pradesh has established controlled breeding Centre. In one center generally located in villages, 1 Malvi bull is kept for Natural Services of Local Cows. For Malvi 35 Control breeding center has been established.
Study on Malvi Breeds JNKVV, Jabalpur
College of Vety. Services Jabalpur has conducted a study on “Characterization of Malvi breeds of Cattle”. The project was financially assisted by ICAR. New Delhi. The study was conducted with the help of Vety. Deptt. in 3 districts of Madhya Pradesh State i.e. Ujjain, Shajapur & Rajgarh District, which are breeding tract of Malvi breed. The study includes – (a)Description on of Malvi Breed., (b) Body Measurement of Malvi Cattle. (c) Body growth rate. (d) Milk production (e) Fat percent. (f) Gestation period. (g) Inter calving period. (h) Dry period. (i). Draft ability of Malvi Bullock. & (j) Chromosomal Characterization.
2. Nimari Breed –