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Breeds of Livestock - Muturu - West African Dwarf Shorthorn

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Muturu - West African Dwarf Shorthorn


Photo provided by Larry W. Harms

Place of Origin Cameroon, Liberia, S. Nigeria
Relationship to other breeds
Characteristics Black or pied
Breed Societies French Moutourou
Synonyms Kirdi, Nigerian Dwarf, Nigerian Shorthorn, Pagan
Proscribed Names Savanna Muturu, Forest Muturu

Reference: I.L.Mason. (1996). A world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties. CAB INTERNATIONAL.


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