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Miniature Zebu Cattle

 

 
 
 

Red Midget herd sireMiniature Zebu Cattle are attracting increased attention both in the U.S. and abroad, for a variety of reasons. Their diminutive size, coupled with their friendly, gentle dispositions, makes Miniature Zebus attractive as both private pets and as additions to petting zoos. Full grown Zebus weigh 200 to 400 lbs, and stand no more than 42" tall (our herd bull is 34" tall).

 BUFFALO HILL SUPER STAR

Buffalo Hill Super Star at age 3 months

Zebu cattle - sometimes called "Brahman" cattle in the U.S. - originated in India. This breed is recognized by the distinctive hump on its shoulders. There were about 28 different breeds or types of Zebu by 1950 in the Indian subcontinent. Miniature Zebus are a pint-sized variant of their larger cousins that originated on the Indian island of Sri Lanka, and are known in Hindu as the Nadudana or "small" cattle. Rather than being "bred down" from larger animals, Miniature Zebus are a unique species all their own. 

SUPER STAR HERD BULL

Buffalo Hill Super Star at age 2 years. He will soon be our herd sire.

Their coats range in color from white to dark gray or black, with red and spotted being much rarer colors; their horns come in a variety of shapes and sizes; and unlike their larger kin, whose ears droop, Minis have ears that stick straight out horizontally.But despite their delicate appearance, Miniature Zebus are stout, hardy little beasts that are resistant to a wide variety of diseases and insects. Their skin is tough, and the panniculus muscles beneath it that they use for twitching are wiry and well-developed. Obviously, they require much less acreage for grazing than do full-sized versions, making them ideal for sites where space is low or where pastures are thin or water scarce. They require good shelter during cold weather but love the heat of summer.


FOR SALE

IMZA-Registered Foundation Pure
Mini Zebu Bull

Buffalo Hill Sure Shot

Buffalo Hill Sure Shot 

DOB 06/09/2011

Sire:DAB Red Hot Shot 34"
Dam: Buffalo Hill Daisy Dee  36"

$475

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IMZA-Registered Appearance Certified 
Mini Zebu Bull

Buffalo Hill RED ROCKO Zebu bull for sale

Buffalo Hill Rusty Promise
DOB  06/21/2013

Sire: Buffalo Hill Rusty Mite 33"
Dam: Buffalo Hill Red Rajani 36.5"
SOLD

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IMZA-Registered Foundation Pure
Black Mini Zebu Bull

BUFFALO HILL BLACK MAGIC BULL FOR SALE

Buffalo Hill Black Magic
DOB 06/28/2011

Sire: DAB Red Hot Shot 34.5"
Dam: Buffalo Hill Charisma 34.5"
$600

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IMZA-Registered Foundation Pure
Red Mini Zebu Bull

Buffalo Hill Fireworks

DOB 09/30/2012

Sire: DAB Red Hot Shot 34"
Dam: Buffalo Hill Tiny Tina  33"
$900
 
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