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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 became our herd sire in 2013.

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 BEAU JANGLES

Buffalo Hill Beau Jangles

DOB 08/30/2013

Sire:Buffalo Hill Rusty Mite  33.5"
Dam: Buffalo Hill Tiny Tina   33" 

   Buffalo Hill Beau Jangles

Buffalo Hill Beau Jangles

$1200

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IMZA REGISTERED H3

 MINIATURE ZEBU BULL 

Bandits Sparkler

RGB Bandits Sparkler

DOB 03/17/2013

sire: RGB Bandit

Dam: Chigger Ridges Shelby  35"

RGB Bandit

This IMZA Registered H3 bull will produce IMZA Foundation Pure Registered calves when bred to IMZA Foundation Pure cows.

$1400

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