This indigenous breed offers outstanding beef production under harsh African conditions
The Nguni offers a major advantage over some other breeds: it is indigenous and is well adapted to the heat, disease and environment of Africa.
Nguni are not large cattle and can thrive in most areas. Bulls weigh 500kg-700kg and cows 320kg-440kg. Calves grow at 0,7kg per day and wean at approximately 175kg.
Finished carcasses dress out at roughly 180kg-220kg. Marbling is good with a thin covering of fat.
What makes the Nguni special?
Finally, Nguni cattle are probably the most beautiful cattle in the world, and their magnificent hides are in great demand as rugs and furnishings.
For more information, contact the Nguni Cattle Breeders’ Society via email email@example.com. Website: www.ngunicattle.info.
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