Cattle are an important economic livestock species contributing greatly to the Indian economy. Solapur district is predominantly an agricultural district with about 70 percent of its population depends on income from agriculture. Animal husbandry is an adjunct to crop agriculture and cattle are kept for motive power for various farm operations, village transport, irrigation, production of manure and milk. The aim of present paper is to study the indigenous cattle breeds and their characteristics in Solapur district of Maharashtra. The entire investigation is based on secondary sources of data have been used obtained from various sources. That data is processed and presented in the form of tables and graphs. From this study khillar, gaolao, devani, gir, lal kandari and dangi indigenous cattle breeds in Solapur district.