buffalo is kept as a draft animal and for milk production. They are grey-black
with short curved horns. The varieties include Baladi (lower Egypt)
and Saidi in upper Egypt.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types
and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science,
Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal
Science, Iowa State University
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