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Breeds of Livestock - Eqyptian Buffalo

Breeds of Livestock - Eqyptian Buffalo

Eqyptian

    egyptian1.jpgThe Egyptian 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.
    Reference:
    Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
    Photographs:
    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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Added Monday, February 21, 2000

 

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