Breeds in Nigeria

Species Groupsort descending Breed Synonyms
Cattle Commercial Composites Banyo Adamawa Gudali
Cattle Humpless Longhorns Kuri Baharie, Bare, Borrie, Boundouma, Dongole, Kouburi, Buduma, White Lake Chad, Boenca, Boyenca
Cattle Humpless Longhorns N'Dama Boenca, Boyenca, Fouta Jallon, Fout, Malinke, Mandingo, N'Dama Petite, Fouta Malinke, Futa, N'Dama Peti, Gambian Longhorn
Cattle Humpless Shorthorns Nigerian Forest Muturu Kirdi
Cattle Humpless Shorthorns Nigerian Savanna Muturu Muturu (a Hausa term meaning 'humpless')
Cattle Recently Derived Breeds Keteku Borgu, Kaiama, Ketaku, Ketari, Kettije.
Cattle Recently Derived Breeds Borgou Borgu, Borgawa; Bobori
Cattle Recently Derived Breeds Biu
Goats Short-eared Small-horned Djallonke West African Dwarf, African Pygmy, African Dwarf, Chevre de Fouta Djallon, Guinean, Guinean Dwarf, Chevre guineene; Cameroon Dwarf, Ghana Dwarf, Ghana Forest, Forest Dwarf, Nigerian Dwarf, Grassland Dwarf, Congo Dwarf; Chevre Naine, Chevre de Casamance,
Goats Short-eared Twisted horn Sahelian Sahel, West African Long-legged, Desert, Sudan, Fulani (Peul, Peulh), Voltaique, Maure, Touareg, Arabian, Makatia (Algeria).
Goats Short-eared Twisted horn Red Sokoto Red Sokoto (Red Skin, Sokoto Red), Kano Brown (Kyasuwa), Katsina Light Brown, Mambilla, Bornu White (Buduma (Chad), Damagaran dapple-grey; Maradi in Niger
Sheep Thin-tailed Hair sheep Djallonke West African Dwarf, Forest, Guinea, Ghana Dwarf, Nigerian Dwarf, Cameroon Dwarf, West African Maned, Mosi, Blackbelly (Cameroon Dwarf), Mayo-Kebbi, Kirdi (southern Chad).
Sheep Thin-tailed Hair sheep Balami
Sheep Thin-tailed Hair sheep Yankasa White Fulani,Y'ankasa, Hausa
Sheep Thin-tailed Hair sheep Uda Bali-Bali, Bouli, Peul, Balami, Yankasa Bororo (western Sudan), Fellata (western Sudan)
Pigs Unidentified Pig Nigerian Native Nigerian indigenous
Chickens Variety/Ecotype Nigerian Indigenous chickens
Cattle West African Zebu Djali Nigerian Fulani, Djeli, Jali, Jeli, Diali, Jalli
Cattle West African Zebu Azaouak Tuareg (in Burkina Faso), Adar, Shanun Adar (in Hausa), Tagana, Azawa, Azawal, Azawaje (in Fulani), Arab (in Niger), Azawak and AzaouakDamerghou
Cattle West African Zebu Red Fulani M'Bororo, Red Bororo, Wodabe, Fellata, Abori, Bodadi, Brahaza, Rahaji
Cattle West African Zebu Shuwa Arab Shuwa, Arab Choa, Wadera
Cattle West African Zebu Sokoto Bokoloji, Godali, Sokoto
Cattle West African Zebu Ngaundere Adamawa Fulani, Cameroon Fulani, Bamenda.
Cattle West African Zebu White Fulani Bunaji, Yakanaji, Akou, White Bororo, Fellata, White Kano
Cattle West African Zebu Yola Tattabereji