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Breeds of Livestock - Djerma Horse

Breeds of Livestock - Djerma Horse

Djerma

djerma.pngThe Djerma is found in middle Niger in western Africa.  It is a light horse breed which is predominately dark in coloration.  The Djerma originated from the Barb and Dongola breeds.

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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