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Jamaica Brahman - heifer calf - Jamaica

Jamaica Brahman
(most common name)

also named (Spanish):
• Brahman Jamaicano

The Jamaica Brahman is white to grey in color and some are naturally polled (without horns).

The breed originated from the importation and haphazard breeding of:
• the Ongole (predominate)
• the Kankrej
• the Hissar
• the Gir

All were imported before 1922.

The Jamaica Brahman has been greatly influenced by the American Brahman since 1948.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Jamaica and read about other Jamaican cattle breeds.

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