About A2 Milk
A2 vs A1
Produced by native Indian breed cows
Contains A2 beta-casein
Contains proline at 67th position of amino acid sequence
Suitable for lactose intolerant
Beneficial for human health
Produced by foreign breed cows like Jersy/HF
Contains A1 beta-casein
Contains histidine at 67th position of amino acid sequence
Not suitable for lactose intolerants
Can cause diseases like diabetes and autism
Why Shop Apni
Belahi, a breed identified and registered as a desi cow by Department of Science and Technology (DST), GOI, is a migratory breed. It’s origin is in foothills of Shivalik range of the Himalayas. In this way Belahi happens to be desi breed in true sense for Chandigarh tricity region. Scientists from NDRI conducted a research on this breed in the year 2012. You can download the research document from here.
ShopApni prefers choosing Belahi breed cows for milk production because it freely grazes on green grass making it consume various beneficial herbs found in the forests. That’s why they rarely fall sick. Apart from this ShopApni addresses the concerns raised in the aforementioned research document about langariya community and supports them by giving exposure to urban market directly. Thus, ShopApni works for a social cause too.
Belahi Breed Comparison Chart
Questions You May Have
Is Your Milk Farm Fresh?
Yes, we supply raw, unpasteurized and unprocessed milk within few hours of milking. Customers are advised to boil the milk immediately after receiving.
Which Breed of cows do you have?
We raise and maintain only local breeds which happens to be “Belahi” for Chandigarh tricity. Local breeds performs best as they rarely fall sick and produce best quality of milk.
What is the source of milk?
Farm Fresh A2 milk from our desi cow breed ‘Belahi’.
What About Purity?
Purity is paramount. We milk our cows without injecting growth hormones, we add no chemicals for extended shelf life. Our milk is adulterated only with love 🙂