Sukuma

Special Characteristics: 
Horns are medium to long and crescent-shaped; small hump; small dewlap with thin skin; coat colour varies between red, grey roan, light dun and solid red; used for milk and meat, but also for work (Rege and Tawah, 1999).
Group: 
Main Location: 
Limited to Tanzania, in Sukumaland, a region south of Lake Victoria on the eastern border of Mwanza and north-eastern parts of Shinyanga, an area covering Seke, Lalago, Nyalikangu and upper Semu river.
Origin: 
Developed out of interbreeding of various breeds of Tanganyika Zebu and the Ankole Sanga of Rwanda-Burundi and southern Uganda.
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