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A herd of Madagascar Zebu cattle.Also Known By: Malagasy, Malgache


The Madagascar Zebu is a tri-purpose breed, kept for meat, milk and work. The breed has lyre-shaped horns and is found in many colors. They are one of the breeds used in the development of the Rana and Renitelo breeds.




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

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