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Love these colours. They are meant to be symmetrical you know – the patterns on the coat. We had Nguni on the farm, and although born small, they are tough and had calves every year.
I took this portrait in the Matopos…
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How unusual, are they only found in the Matabele Area?
No, you get them all over, but there is a good concentration in the Matopos. We had them on the farm in Fort Rixon – anywhere the Matabele lived
I love these cows especially when they are in GOOD condition.
my brother in law, a farm manager in Natal, has a book on Nguni and each different colour or pattern has a special Zulu name.
Yes they do – I used to know most of them when we had Nguni cattle – Ive forgotten most now! They are lovely gentle cattle, very suitable for a small herd.
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