1. The Malvi also known as Manthani or Mahadeopuri, is breed of zebu cattle from the Malwa plateau in western Madhya Pradesh, in central India 2.These cattle are mainly bred in the Malwa tract of Madhyabharat State of India. 3. Malvi cattle have short, deep and compact bodies. The back is straight but the hindquarters are drooping. 4.The legs are powerful but short and the hooves are strong and black in color. 5.The cows observed in the village areas are observed to be poor milkers but selected cows on the farm show that they can produce 2.000 to 2,700 pounds of milk per lactation.