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The Kangayam or Kangeyam is an Indian breed of draught cattle from the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. Its area of origin is the region surrounding kangayam nadu (division of Kongu Nadu), but it is distributed over a considerably wider area. The breed name derives from that of the town of Kangeyam. It may also be called Kanganad or Kongu. Kannapuram cattle market is famous for kangayam breed cattle which joins once in a year present between vellakoil and kangayam It has been exported to Brazil, where it is called the Cangaian.

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  • La Kangayam est une race bovine indienne. Elle appartient à la sous-espèce zébuine de Bos taurus. Elle peut aussi porter les noms de Kongu ou Kanganad. (fr)
  • The Kangayam or Kangeyam is an Indian breed of draught cattle from the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. Its area of origin is the region surrounding kangayam nadu (division of Kongu Nadu), but it is distributed over a considerably wider area. The breed name derives from that of the town of Kangeyam. It may also be called Kanganad or Kongu. They are mainly divided into two varieties. The one which is medium in size are mainly present around southern parts of Erode till Mulanur, eastern parts of Tiruppur till Karur. The another variety which is very larger in size are mainly found in parts of Dindigul and Karur districts. Kannapuram cattle market is famous for kangayam breed cattle which joins once in a year present between vellakoil and kangayam It has been exported to Brazil, where it is called the Cangaian. The milk of Kangayam cows has a high nutritious value with no bad fat, though it is a poor milker. However, in some cases, good milkers are also found, giving 3 to 4 litres during the peak milking period. The colour of the cattle is grey or white with black markings. The breed is on the wane, due to poor government support for indigenous breeds, although individual conservative efforts are bearing some fruit. Jallikatu is a traditional sport of Tamil Nadu. This breed is participated in that sport. But due to this there is no afflict to the cattle. Kangayam bulls are commonly used in the traditional spectacle of . (en)
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  • India (en)
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  • Kangayam (en)
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  • indicus (en)
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  • La Kangayam est une race bovine indienne. Elle appartient à la sous-espèce zébuine de Bos taurus. Elle peut aussi porter les noms de Kongu ou Kanganad. (fr)
  • The Kangayam or Kangeyam is an Indian breed of draught cattle from the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. Its area of origin is the region surrounding kangayam nadu (division of Kongu Nadu), but it is distributed over a considerably wider area. The breed name derives from that of the town of Kangeyam. It may also be called Kanganad or Kongu. Kannapuram cattle market is famous for kangayam breed cattle which joins once in a year present between vellakoil and kangayam It has been exported to Brazil, where it is called the Cangaian. (en)
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  • Kangayam cattle (en)
  • Kangayam (fr)
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