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Top Things You Should Know About Abigar Cattle Breeds by worldwide

Abigar cattle breeds are classified under the Sanga cattle breed Gambella which are the subspecies of Nuer cattle. they are found between Sudan and Ethiopia. you have learned about 10 Things You Should Know About Abigar Cattle! in this article. Sanga cattle breed are the pure Ethopian because they are only found here. Ethiopia is the forest of Sanga cattle which can be filled with multiple breeds. They are type zebu cattle. Other words, they are some things are same in Abigar.
Abigar means is relating to owning something. they are derived from people who care this breeds and managing. these people are well organized in the maintenance of that animal. some books are the reference of Abigar is Nuer breed but we can also use it. Nuer cattle are derived from the of people. Nuer people are associated with the animals and played role continuously for maintaining breed, care, drought, diseases, and caring riders. Nuer people, they depend on Abigar for economically, socially and culturally in the place of Gambella rangeland. border area in between two countries Sudan and Ethiopia, they are specified for Nuer people.

A resistance of Abigar cattle for some stress factors:

 

Stress factors Level of adaptation Mixed (N=40) Pastoral (N=40) Agro-pastoral (N=80) Overall (N=160)
Heat tolerance Good 55 62.5 68.8 63.8
Moderate 27.5 25 25 25.6
Less 17.5 12.5 6.2 10.6
Drought tolerance Good 57.5 75 68.8 68.8
Moderate 27.5 15 18.8 20
Less 15 10 12.5 12.5
Disease resistance Good 50 60 73.8 64.4
Moderate 30 17.5 23.8 23.8
Less 20 22.5 2.5 11.9
Resistance to parasites Good 55 82.5 66.2 67.5
Moderate 35 17.5 26.2 26.2
Less 10 0 7.5 6.2
Withstand feed shortage Good 65 65 77.5 71.2
Moderate 20 27.5 21.2 22.5
Less 15 7.5 1.2 6.2
Withstand water shortage Good 62.5 75 65 66.9
Moderate 35 15 28.8 26.9
Less 2.5 10 6.2 6.2

 

Trend features of Abigar cattle:

Cattle are producing 750kg of milk per lactation.in the observation, this breed is under threat in that time of this region because, challenging environment is most difficult to live for him to produce yourself. they are using for multipurpose but mostly, he will be used for milk and gain more and more. he will be used for meat and domestically purpose. they area hard animal to frequently seasonal feed, water shortages, fight against diseases, high and low temperature to distraction for some activities. In the reference books, Abigar Cattles are only in studies.

Some condition to decreasing this animal:

. Some lack of veterinary service
. Lack of security
. In the water of the flood
. No cattle raiders are found in the region
. Drought
. Rangeland deterioration
. Export or illegal cattle marketing
. Nothing seasonal feed
. Seasonal water shortages in the region
. No maintenance and caring of this animal
. No future plan
. No indetified threats in future to decreasing trend of abigar

Classic features of Abigar cattle:

 

Dependent variables Female (N=200)) Male (N=100)
Overall average CV (%) Overall average CV (%)
Mouth circumference 39.2 4.0 39.8 39.8
Face length 43.9 3.5 44.3 4.2
Ear length 17.5 7.9 17.8 6.6
Horn length 44.6 20.4 39.0 19.0
Neck length 43.5 4.0 43.3 5.5
Dewlap width 43.5 25.9 15.1 17.7
Canon bone length 21.8 5.6 22.5 4.2
Canon bone circumference 14.9 6.6 15.7 6.9

 

Top Things You Should Know About Abigar Cattle Breeds by worldwide

 

Medium hight and strong horns with a beautiful body. the horns size are long. mostly curled horns are found in this species. they are small legs and dumpy Roxes. white and grey color is most probably are found in the same animal. female and male sexes are managed his children easily. there are most famous domestically using for long distance with no easting something. he is Abigar cattle the same as watusi like Sanga.

Performance of Abigar cattle in Gambella district:

Village Stages of Lactation Stages of Lactation Mean SD Min Max CV (%)
Addis Sefer Early (0-3 months) 9 2.1 0.514 0.6 2.8 24.4
Mid (4-6 months) 11 1.7 0.399 0.5 2.7 23.6
Late (≥ 7 months) 11 1.5 0.523 0.4 2.3 34.2
Baro Mado Early (0-3 months) 12 2.1 0.535 1.5 2.9 25.7
Mid (4-6 months) 12 1.6 0.394 0.9 2.9 24.0
Late (≥ 7 months) 9 1.3 0.628 0.5 2.7 47.2
Jejebe Early (0-3 months) 17 1.6 0.475 1.2 2.5 29.3
Mid (4-6 months) 9 1.5 0.564 0.3 3.0 36.9
Late (≥ 7 months) 6 1.3 0.769 0.3 2.2 59.2
Overall Early (0-3 months) 38 1.9 0.542 0.6 2.9 28.8
Mid (4-6 months) 31 1.6 0.441 0.3 3.0 27.1
Late (≥ 7 months) 26 1.4 0.605 0.3 2.7 43.2

 

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: what is Abigar cattle weight?

The average weight of mature females is 1600-1900 pounds and bulls 2500-2800 pounds.

Reference:

Wikipedia

Academic Journals

AbeBooks

livestock of the world

Agris

 

 

 

Updated: January 22, 2019 — 9:26 pm

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