Home Tract : Mysore, Mandya, Bangalore, Kolar, Tumkur, Hassan, Chitradurga districts of Karnataka
Type : Draught. Best draught breed of southern India.Medium sized, compact & muscular. Most of south Indian breeds have originated from this breed. Male calves are allowed to suckle full milk.
Skin : Grey to dark grey with deep shading on fore & hindquarters, Light grey markings on the face,dewlap & under the body.
Forehead : Prominent, slight bulgy appearance. Furrow in the middle. Face is long.
Muzzle : Grey to black
Horns : Closely at base from the top of poll, backward long, forward bend. Tip is black & sharp.
Ears : Small, tapering to a point
Tail : Switch is black.