A buffalo worth PKR145 million became the star attraction at the Gramodaya Mela, Chitrakoot in India.
Named Yuvraj, the 730-kg buffalo is nine years old and is 11.5 feet long and 5.8 feet tall.
Yuvraj's daily diet consists of 20 litres of milk, 10kg of fruits, 5kg of green fodder, and 5kg of dry straw. His daily routine also includes a five-km walk.
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Speaking to Times Of India, the owner Karamveer Singh said the buffalo is like his "family member" and he has reared him like a child. He further mentioned, "I spend Rs4,700 to Rs7,800 per day for Yuvraj's diet and other essentials."
Singh claims that he roughly earns Rs7.8 million per year from Yuvraj, who is also used for breeding through artificial insemination. He charges Rs785 for a single dose, but adds, "I deliberately keep the price low as I want to carry on with this business as a social service. Most of the money he earns goes to towards keeping Yuvraj in good health and helping his family keep their other cattle in better condition."
This article originally appeared in Times Of India
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