Also Known By: Deghier, Deg yer, Dighi yer, Borana, Galla, Abgal, Boran, Modugh, Mudugh, Ogaden
The Somali is found in Somalia and northeast Kenya. The breed is used primarily for meat production. They are primarily found in white
but occasional individuals will have colored spots or patches. The Somali has short
hair and ears. The males are horned and the females are either horned or polled.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.