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Nsagalla -cow- Uganda

(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name):
(local/other name):
• Bahima
• Banyoro (used incorrectly to mean Bahima)

The Nsagalla is the tallest of the Ankole cattle group.

The Nsagalla coat color is mainly dark red or light brown, but can also be black, grey, dun, white and pied.

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:
• very long horns
• medium-long heads
• short necks with large dewlaps
• narrow chests

This page was last updated on: 2023-05-19

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