Boran cattle
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Boran cattle are a popular beef breed in eastern Africa. They were developed in Kenya from the native shorthorned Zebu cattle of the Borana people of southern Ethiopia. They are usually white with the bulls being darker (sometimes almost black). Their great similarity to the American Brahman cattle is not without basis they are also descended from cattle from the western coast of India only much earlier.

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* Friesian cattle * Guernsey Cattle * Jersey Cattle * Sahiwal * Zebu Share print Zebu = Zebu The Zebu cattle were originally from Indian but we now have the East African Zebu. It is small weighing on average 250-300kg.3
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Dogs Pigeons BoranBull Dogs Pigeon 5
Dogs Pigeons BoranBull Dogs Pigeon Boran Cattle/Beeste BoranBul07 Veld-geteelde Boran BUlle BoranBul22 BoranBulle 6
possess a considerably higher degree of resistance to A. marginale and B. bigemina infections than Ayrshire cattle, although they can be affected very severely and even die from anaplasmosis.7
- milk, meat and draught power One of the most productive indigenous cattle breeds of East Africa, the Boran, is suitable for use in arid and semi-arid regions of 8
accounting for direct-maternal genetic covariances. South African Journal of Animal Science Vol. 36 (4) pp.275-281.9
across the trypanosome infection time course. Data analysis was carried out using the standard 2-ΔΔCt method .10
and the integration of cattle with wildlife. “I love working at Ol Pejeta because it is a daily challenge to ensure 6,000 head of cattle are productive amongst wildlife.11
and through selection developed the improved Boran or Kenyan Boran. The breed has also proved popular in Tanzania, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo ; .12
are African Bos Indicus brought into Australia to provide a third source of genetics to continue the genetic advantage of 13
are African Bos Indicus brought into Australia to provide a third source of genetics to continue the genetic advantage of the F1 hybrid.14
as reservoirs of Trypanosoma vivax for different Glossina species Moloo SK, Gettinby G, Olubayo RO, Kabata JM, Okumu IO 15
at Mkwaja Ranch. Thus, a barrier 1 km wide was established around the northern area of the ranch and tsetse control programmes were implemented.16

Breeders Society has closed registration of bulls on this class other than the progeny of birth a registered sire and a registered dam and for which birth notification has 17
Breeders' Society of South-Africa | Boran Cattle ... BORAN The Roughage Converter Functional and productive even in tough times. Responds lightning fast to good times.18
Community Development Catalog Black and White Rhinos Chimpanzees Community Programmes Conservation Programmes NewsletterFirst Name: Last Name: Email: Welcome to Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s Adoption Center.19
for meat and milk production - Posted by Zerihun Sewunet under Africa, Animal Breeding, Animal Production, Cattle, Dairying, Ethiopia, ILRI, Indigenous Breeds, IPMS, 20
head for water.21
in Ethiopia 1994 Show 4 of 5 Cattle Ethiopian Boran 22
in early and mid-pregnancy with Trypanosoma vivax. British Veterinary Journal, 152, 441-451. Okech G, Watson ED, Luckins AG and Makawiti DW. (1996).23
in the world: 2,000 top quality Boran breeding cows. On Ol Pejeta Conservancy livestock ranching and wildlife conservation are not considered mutually exclusive.24
is their motto. Tambaraine Boran’s are proud to present their cattle on their annual Boran sales. Buyers are also welcome to private on-farm sales.25
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of Kenya caught my eye. This really seemed to be the breed we could use in the Karoo and the drier parts of South Africa.27
promised hardiness, quick return to condition after dry times, flavour and more, and were brought into Australia from Zambia by the CSIRO working with a consortium of northern beef producers.28
reared in semi-arid tropics Rewe, T.O., P. Herold, A.K. Kahi and A.29
that he bought in from Toowoomba in Queensland six years ago.30
, ticks, internal parasites, pink eye and calving problems were the order of the day. After the 1st year of cross breeding with Borans, ALL THOSE PROBLEMS SIMPLY WENT AWAY.31
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