Also known as “Kenwaria”, the breeding tract comprises Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh and Lalitpur, Hamirpur and Banda districts of Uttar Pradesh. Kenkatha breed  is maintained mainly for draught purpose  and are very popular for light draught on road and for cultivation. The animals are small, sturdy and powerful, varying in colour from grey on the barrel to dark grey on rest of the body. The horns emerge from the outer angles of the poll in forward direction and end in sharp points. The animals are maintained in extensive management system. Cows and young stock are maintained only on grazing while bullocks are usually fed good quality straws. They are known for their peculiar characteristic to thrive on poor feed resources.

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Compiled by Animal Breeding Group, NDDB from Information System on Animal Genetic Resources of India (AGRI-IS)- developed at National Bureau of Animal genetic Resources, Karnal, Hariana,  India.