The Karan Fries were developed in India at the National Dairy Research Institute at
Karnal. The breed was developed using Holstein (Friesian) and Tharparkar. The percentage
of Holstein in the breed ranges from 3/8 to 1/2 of the breeding.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.