Ngunis, superior breed

2008-05-02 00:00

THERE is much controversy over the government’s intervention into the positive development of the indigenous Nguni breed of cattle.

What the researchers forgot to acknowledge was the fact that natural selection in a natural environment like Africa results in cattle adapting to that environment, which will ensure they will produce in that environment. Recent studies show that the Nguni is as productive as any other breed and has some characteristics that make it superior in some areas of production.

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