Nellore Breed Cow Is A New Record In Brazil

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The Nellore breed of cow has created history in Brazil . At an auction held in Brazil, this breed of cow was bought for 4.8 million US dollars. This has created a new record for this breed of cow.

Brasilia: The Nellore breed of cow has created history in Brazil. In the auction held in São Paulo Arandú, Brazil, this breed of cow fetched a price of 4.8 million US dollars. This breed of cow has created a new record. The price of this cow in Indian currency is Rs.40 crores. These melu cows from Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh are known as Viatina-19 FIV Mara Imóveis. These cows are in huge demand all over the world.

As early as 1868, a pair of Ongole Melu cows were transported to Brazil. Since then, the country has taken special measures for the growth of this breed of cows. Statistics show that there are 16 million cows of this breed in the country today. Moreover, it is noteworthy that 80 percent of the cows in that country are of this breed. The special characteristics of this breed of cows are that they can tolerate high temperatures, have efficient metabolism, are resistant to infections, and have good disease resistance.

Due to this, there is a worldwide demand for these cows. In that order, cattle breeders in Brazil are also showing great interest in buying cows of this breed. The scientific name of this species of cow is ‘Boss indicus’. The specialty of this breed of cows is that they are white in color and look very strong. Melu breed of cows is famous in Ongole and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh.

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