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Breeds of Livestock - Madagascar Zebu Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Madagascar Zebu Cattle

Madagascar Zebu

    madagascarzebu-web-1.jpgAlso Known By: Malagasy, Malgache

    The Madagascar Zebu is a tri-purpose breed, kept for meat, milk and work. The breed has lyre-shaped horns and is found in many colors. They are one of the breeds used in the development of the Rana and Renitelo breeds.

Reference:

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

Photographs:
Georges Puilame

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Added May 28, 2002, updated October 31, 2002

 

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