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Orma Boran

Also Known By: Tanaland Boran

The Orma Boran is found in southeastern Kenya and if a variety of Boran cattle brought in by Oromo from Ethiopia in the 15th century. These cattle are more trypanotolerant.gif than the improved Boran.

Reference:

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

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