A Buffalo has a black colour cattle-like appearance . Buffaloes are different types. The domestic Buffalo,water Buffalo, cape Buffalo, Eurasia Buffalo. Water buffaloes are used for milk,meat and work. All types of buffaloes are black in color and large in physique. Most buffaloes have a horn . Absence of sweat glands on its skin causes more heat inside their bodies. So they prefer to stay around water during the day. They put mud on their bodies ,so that their bodies would be cooled.
Buffaloes are bovine species. Buffaloes prefer a life in the wild. According to the formula W = (Y×Y×X)/660,where W is the live body weight of an animal in pounds,Y is the heart girth( inch)X is the length from the point of shoulder to the point of pin bone ( inch). We can convert the body weight from pound to kg.
It doesn’t need a weighing machine. We can measure the weight of a Buffalo with a measuring tape. First check the heart girth and length from shoulder to pin bone.multiply heart girth 2 times with length and divided by 660. We will get the weight of the buffaloe.
We can measure the weight of Buffalo easily. Unless you are a commercial livestock farmer,do not own a livestock scale.This is the most common formula used for cattle and buffaloes. This formula is used to under estimate weight of very young and heavy animals.
Buffalo meat contains antioxidants that help to prevent oxidative stress and reduce inflammation. Buffalo milk contains more calcium and minerals. It helps to improve heart health, reduces hypertension,low in cholesterol, and has antibacterial bacterial properties. It reduces the chance of getting acne.
Buffalo milk is rich in calcium. It is good for healthy bones,healthy teeth,and heart health.It includes vitamin B12,vitamin A,C.A Buffalo live to be about 20 years of age. Buffaloes breed throughout the year,conceiving at 250 to 275 kg body weight,calf for the first time at 3 to 5 years following gestation period of 305 to 320 years.They produce two calves every 3 years.The dry period of dairy buffaloes is between 60 to 150 days.