Place of Origin - Southern Niger, Central and North Nigeria Uses - Meat Relationship to other breeds - West African (long lyrehorned) Zebu type Characteristics - The Red (Bororo) fulani is specific to the Bororo Fulani people of south-central and
southeast Niger. The breed is well liked by the Fulani. The cattle are in conditions
of low rainfall (3-5 five months of rain followed by the long dry season}. They graze
well on mature grasses, shrubs, and tree leaves. They are also noted for their herd
instincts and walking-gait/ability to "travel".
Breed Societies - Hausa Abori, Rahadji or Rahaji, Fulani Bodadi (Wodabe tribe) Synonyms - Brahaza, Djafoun (Cameroon), Fellata (Chad and Ethiopia), Fogha, Gabassaé, Gadéhé,
Hanagamba, Kréda (Chad), Mbororo, Rahaza, Red Fulani, Red Longhorn Proscribed Names - not Boro, Borroro
I.L.Mason. (1996). A world dictionary of livestock breeds, types and varieties. CAB