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Jenubi - heifer - Iraq

Jenubi
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Fao
• Faw
• Janbi
• Ma’amir
• Zubairi
also named (Kurdish):
• Manga

The Jenubi is a zebu variety of the Iraqi, a Damascus type, and is raised in southeast and central Iraq.

The Jenubi may have some Red Sindhi blood.

Damascus type cattle originated in the Near East and Middle East and are described as having:
• short horns
• a vestigial hump on the bulls
• a large dewlap
• a slender, elegant build
• a zebu-like skull

(Arabic) jenubi = southern


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Iraq and read about other Iraqi cattle breeds.

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