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Kyoga - cow - Uganda

The Kyoga is a Sanga-Zebu intermediate that belongs to the Ankole-Zebu cattle group.

The Kyoga originates from Ankole cattle being crossed with both Large East African Zebu cattle and Small East African Zebu cattle (mainly the Bukedi).

The Kyoga gets its name from Lake Kyoga in Uganda and closely resembles the Nganda in type.

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.