About Achham Cattle
Achham cattle are a unique type of zebu cattle
found in the Achham region of Nepal. They are small; the cows average 88 cm in
height at the withers with an average weight of 110 kg. Bulls average 97 cm at
the withers and weigh on average 150 kg.
Acham cattle are suitable for hill conditions and are used mainly
for milk production. They vary from black to white, i.e. black, brown, grey,
white, spotted black and white. They are reared by the farmers of the Far
Western Development Region of Nepal, particularly in Achham, Bajhang, Bajura,
and Doti districts.
Content and photo source: Omkar Gaudham