Khillari cows originated from the Sholapur and Sitapur districts in the state of Maharashtra.

 They are very similar to the Hallikar breed of cattle. They are grayish white in color.
 Khillari new born have dusty red patches, which disappears after a few months with age.

They have peculiar horns and which folds forwards in a special way.
These horns are usually black but also pinkish sometimes .
Khillari bullocks are fast and powerful.

Khillari cow