Pandharpuri buffalo

Other names Dharwari
Country of origin India
Distribution Kolhapur, Sangli, Solapur and Satara districts of Maharashtra, India[1]
Use dairy
Weight Female: average 416 kg
Height Female: average 130 cm
Coat black
Water buffalo
Bubalus bubalis

The Pandharpuri is a breed of water buffalo native to the dry regions of Solapur, Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli in India. The name is derived from the town Pandharpur in Solapur.

The Pandharpuri buffalo has 45-50 centimetre-long horns which are sometimes twisted.

Lactation length is 350 days, calving interval is 465 days. Milk yield is 1400 kg/305 days.[2]


  1. Breed data sheet: Pandharpuri. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed September 2013.
  2. Pandharpuri. Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes. Archived 3 February 2010.

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