Pafuri

Special Characteristics: 
Large body size of up to 60 kg for males and 43 kg for females; convex facial profile; horn well developed and diverging in males, but smaller and scimitar shaped in females; ears are lopped or semi-lopped with rounded tips; both males and females are bearded; coat colour is variable, and the coat hair is short (Wilson, 1991).
Main Location: 
The breed is restricted to a small area known as Pafuri in south-west Mozambique, near the border with South Africa and Zimbabwe; total population is not known but numbers are probably very few; this area has semi-arid to arid subtropical climate with annual uni-modal rainfall of less than 400 mm; the production system is agro-pastoral to transhumant (Wilson, 1991).
Origin: 
The Pafuri resulted from crossing of imported Boer males and indigenous Landim females. The Boers were introduced from northern Transvaal of South Africa in 1928 (Wilson, 1991).
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