The animal whose semen is worth $3,000 a shot.
The Murrah breed of Water buffalo is a breed of domestic water buffalo kept for dairy production. It is originally fromPunjab and Haryana states of India and Pakistan and has been used to improve the milk production of dairy buffalo in other countries, such as Italy,Bulgaria and Egypt. In Brazil this breed of buffalo is used for production of meat and also milk. This breed of buffalo sells for a high price
India is home to 57% of the global buffalo population. There are 13 recognised breeds in the country – experts say some of them are among the best in the world.
The Murrah breed is the best of the 13 recognised buffalo breeds in India
India is the world’s top milk producer. More than half of its milk comes from buffaloes, even though the country’s 108 million buffaloes are outnumbered by its 200 million cows.
No wonder then that beef – 80% of it from buffaloes – is now India’s top agricultural export, beating the more famous basmati rice.
His semen is now possibly the most expensive in India, costing up to 350 rupees ($5.65; £3.75) a dose – possibly more than 10 times the average.