About Zebu CattleZebu

Zebu cattle are usually red or grey, are horned, have loose skin, large ears, and have a hump above their shoulders. They have evolved mainly from thee breeds of Indian cattle (Guzerat, Nelore, and Gir). They are thought to be the world’s oldest domesticated cattle. The name Zebu today can be used as a direct name for that breed of cattle but it is also used as a general name for breeds such as Brahman, Gir, Guzera, and Nelore cattle.  

They originated in Southwest Asia but many were taken to Africa at an early date and within the last 100 years, have been exported to Brazil and the US.

It started with small groups of Zebu cattle were shipped to Brazil in the 17th and 18th Centuries where they were crossed w ...

Zebu  - Cattle Breeds