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Breeds of Livestock - Malaysian Buffalo

Breeds of Livestock - Malaysian Buffalo

Malaysian

    malaysian1.jpgThe Malaysian buffalo is a swamp type buffalo found in western Malaysia. Used primarily as a draft animal, they are usually dark grey and occasionally white. They have crescent horns. They originated from and are similar to Bubalus arnee.
    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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