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Mandya Sheep / Bannur Sheep Breed Profile

Mandya Sheep Profile: MANDYA¬†Sheep (also known as Bannur and Bandur*): a) Mandya Sheep Distribution. Mandya district and bordering Mysore district of Karnataka. b) Mandya Sheep Numbers. The total sheep population in the Mandya distribution area, according to the 1972 census, was 0.372 m, and according to the 1977 census, 0.329 m; there was thus a slight decline. The actual number …

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Bannur Sheep are in Excellent Demand

Bannur sheep also called Mandya sheep are in great demand across the state, especially Bangalore, pushing up the prices further. Market economics has taught Kuntuppa that he should sell his flock of Bannur sheep during Bakrid season. “Bannur breed always fetches us good sum. The prices have doubled this time,” the farmer from Bandur on Mysore-Mandya border explained. Known for …

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