1. Originated from Jersey Island, U.K. 2.Smallest of the dairy types of cattle. 3.In India this breed has accliamatized well and is widely used in cross breeding with indigenous cows. 4.The typical colour of Jersey cattle is reddish fawn. 5.Dished forehead; compact and angular body. 6.Economical producers of milk with 4.5% fat. 7.Average milk yield is 4500 kgs per lactation.