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Ethiopian Boran -cow- Ethiopia

Ethiopian Boran
(most common name - Kenya, Somalia)
(transboundary/brand name - Kenya, Somalia)
(local/other name - Ethiopia)

most common name (Ethiopia):
local/other name (Kenya, Somalia):
• Avai (Somalia)
• Borana
• Galla
• Somali Boran
• Tanaland Boran

The Ethiopian Boran belongs to the Large East African Zebu cattle group and is an indigenous unimproved variety of the Boran.

The Ethiopian Boran has included 2 types:
• Ayuna (smaller)
• Qorti (large-framed)

The Ethiopian Boran is considered to have a good form and is used primarily for dairy purposes and also beef.

This page was last updated on: 2023-08-15

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