They originated from Alambadi situated in the district of Dhamapuri located in Tamilnadu.

They are black or dark gray in color.
Alambadi cows have horns which are curved from behind like those of  Mysore.
They are similar to Hallikar, and also known as Beta. 

They are used for agriculture and great for ploughing and are resistant towards drought .

Alambadi Bull