Mehsana buffalo are considered to be evolved by crossing Murrah and Surti breeds of buffaloes. The breed is named on the place of its origin that is Mehsana district of Gujarat and also known as Mehsani. The breeding tract of the breed includes Mehsana, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar districts of Gujarat. The body is lesser than Murrah buffalo with lighter limbs. Horns are generally sickle shaped and less curved than local buffaloes and curve more upward than Surti buffaloes. Animals are mostly black in colour, a few animals are black brown or brown. Eyes are very prominent, black and bright bulging from their sockets with folds of skin on upper lids. The breed has good lactation persistency along with breeding regularity. Milk yield of the breed ranges between 2000 to 2500 kg per lactation with 6.5 to 7.5% fat.