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Nyoro - cow - Uganda

The Nyoro is a locally derived breed and is a Sanga-Zebu intermediate that belongs to the Ankole-Zebu cattle group.

The Nyoro originates from the mixing of Ankole cattle with the Lugware and the Nkedi (both Small East African Zebu breeds).

Ankole cattle are found in East Africa in an area extending from Lake Albert (formerly Lake Mobutu) to Lake Tanganyika. (Both lakes belong to a series of lakes known as the African Great Lakes.)

Ankole cattle are described as having:


You can also go to:

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference
to see other breeds of cattle in the world.

My Daily Cow® Uganda and read about other Ugandan cattle breeds.