The cattle are of medium to large build and aggressive in temperament. Generally they are red in color, with skin interspersed with patches of white, well proportioned bodies that are straight and long, bulging forehead and graceful gait. The ears are not pendulous, but thick and protruding. The limbs are sturdy and straight with strong hooves, that can withstand rough grounds. Nimari cattle show a mixture of Gyr cattle and Khillari cattle(Tapi Valley strain) breeds, showing red coloration of Gir variety which have the habitat of Girnar. Starting from Barwani and Khargone districts of Madhya Pradesh, the breed spreads into Khandwa, and parts of Harda.
Distribution and Habitat