(most common name):
• Arab (Chad)
• Choa (Cameroon)
• Shuwa (Nigeria)
• Ambala (when white-coated in Nigeria)
• Arab Choa
• Arabe Choua (Cameroon)
• Arab Shuwa (Cameroon)
• Shuwa (Chad)
• Shuwa Arab
• Shuwa-Aral (Togo)
• Tur (Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria)
local/other name (Hausa):
• Wadara (Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria)
local/other name (French):
• Choa (Chad, Nigeria)
The Shuwa is basically a zebu breed that was brought to the area of Chad, northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon by migrant Shuwa Arabs.
The Shuwa evolved from these cattle and is classified as a West African Shorthorned Zebu.
The three main varieties of Shuwa cattle are:
This page was last updated on: 2023-05-20
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