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Breeds of Livestock - Maure Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Maure Cattle


Also Known By: Arab, Gabaruyé, Mauritanian, Moor, Moorish

The Maure breed is found in south-central Mauritania and is used primarily was a work and dairy animal. They are part of the West African Zebu type and are red or red pied, sometimes black pied, in coloration.


Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.


Larry Harms, Virginia


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Added May 28, 2002-Updated March 03, 2020


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