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Product Ethiopia live cattle
Varieties Abergele cattle, Abbysinian short-horned zebu, Afar cattle, Arado cattle and Begayt cattle
Common varieties Abyssinian short-horned zebu
Packing Shipped according to customers requirements
Size According to the number of cattle required by the customer.
Season availability Throughout the year
Transportation conditions Transported under controlled temperature less than 30 degrees Celsius
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Ethiopia live cattle are known to be naturally fed. Ethiopia avails a high quality and quantity of live cattle both to the local and international markets.  

Cattle were 1st domesticated around 10500 years ago. Ethiopia holds about 45.6 million herds of cattle

 Ethiopia exports about 254,466 cattle annually. This yields about $9.0g million yearly. Cattle keeping is the primary source of livelihood for the people living in Ethiopia. The export destination of live cattle in Ethiopia is Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Congo

Statistics show that 62% of livestock in Ethiopia are grazed naturally, 28%are fed with crop residue, 6% fed on hay, especially in the urban centers and 1% feeds on by-products.

Export forms of cattle include beef, milk and live cattle.

The average herd size ranges between 10 and 20 cattle.

There are several breeds of cattle in Ethiopia. The most dominant breed is the zebu others include;

Abergelle cattle, Abbysinian short-horned zebu, Afar cattle, Arado cattle, and Begayt cattle 

 Ethiopia live cattle are reared in the lowlands and the highlands. They can survive in regions that are arid, dry to semi-arid areas. 

Herders build kraals for the cattle to protect them from predators and adverse weather conditions such as rain and strong winds.

In cases where cattle are reared in the urban and semi-urban areas, cattle are constructed for well-planned buildings suited with feeding bunk and water drums.

Vaccination is administered to the cattle to prevent them from diseases such as anthrax and lumpy skin.

Water for the cattle is sourced from the boreholes, deep wells, dams, rainwater, and rivers.

The primary source of live cattle is in Ethiopia are the pastoral districts of Afar, Borana and Somali region. 

The export of live cattle is conducted by sea. Ethiopia cattle are sourced directly from the pastoral communities where no middlemen are involved. They are transported to the ports by designed trucks.

The trucks are well ventilated and temperatures are regularly checked. The trucks are also fitted with air conditioners. The drivers are monitored to ensure that they do not exceed the speed limit.

Ethiopia live cattle are the best and can survive under different conditions; hence if you require the best variety of cattle, do not hesitate to get it from Ethiopia. Click here for more information.


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