Barra do Cuanzo

Special Characteristics: 
Good beef characteristics.
Main Location: 
Primarily owned by European farmers in the coastal plains of the Cuanzo district, south of Luanda in Angola
Origin: 
Evolved from attempts to develop an improved beef breed from local breeds, and descended from Porto-Amboim or Barotse and undergone some genetic improvement by European settlers in the Cuanzo district, south of Luanda in Angola. It probably has some exotic European blood of particularly the Charolais. (Rege and Tawah, 1999).
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