Kenya Boran revisited by Norman N. Miller

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Statementby Norman N. Miller.
SeriesReports - American Universities Field Staff ; 1979, no. 35, Africa, Reports (American Universities Field Staff) ;, 1979, no. 35, Africa.
LC ClassificationsDT433.542 .M54
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Pagination11 p. :
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL4132330M
LC Control Number80109752

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Kenya Boran Revisited Norman Miller Dartmouth College, [email protected] Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Africana Studies Commons, and the African Languages and Societies Commons Dartmouth Digital Commons Citation Miller, Norman, "Kenya Boran Revisited" ().Author: Norman Miller.

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In the midst of a traditional herding territory, a growing town and a new road encroach upon a once-isolated desert people. The complexities brought about by this modernization are shown as two fathers and their sons confront difficult choices between old ways and new.

Figure (1) Development of the improved Boran, (2) Improved Boran cow and calf, (3) Improved Boran Bull, (4) Herd of young Improved Boran bulls 12 Figure Laikipia region of Kenya 13 Figure Beef and veal output from major producers in the world 22 Figure Regional beef output for Africa in and The Boran Cattle Breeder’s Society – Kenya Welcome to Boran Cattle Breeders Society website.

This site is dedicated to the Boran breed which is the hardiest cattle breed to be found in continental Africa. Kenyan ranches have been developing superlative stud and commercial lines since in the very toughest conditions to ensure genuine. Kenya's People: Peoples of the North–Boran. Nairobi, Kenya: Evans Brothers (Kenya) Ltd, Kjaerland, Gunnar.

Culture Change Among the Nomadic Borana of South Ethiopia. Pasadena, California: Fuller Theological Seminary, June Schlee, Günther. Identities on the Move: Clanship and Pastoralism in Northern Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya: Gideon S.

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They speak a dialect of the Oromo language that is distinct enough that it is difficult for other Oromo speakers to understand.

The Borana people are notable for practicing Gadaa system without interruption. Kenya is a home to a wide range of cattle genotypes.

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The objective of this study is to describe the present organisational structure of Boran cattle breeding and develop a model breeding programme using a deterministic approach under the current structure of the Boran Cattle Breeders Society.

A breeding unit of 13, cows supplying bulls to a commercial population of 39, cows was assumed. Selection criteria used were growth and.

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Boran cattle are recognized as being generally, quiet, docile and easy to handle. This trait has developed over many generations of cattle living close to man. Carcass Quality Trials in Nebraska, U.S.A, shows that the Boran and its crosses score consistently better than other Zebu Breeds for meat tenderness, carcass marbling and rib eye area.

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The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a non-profit organization located in Kenya’s Laikipia County. In addition to boasting East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary, Ol Pejeta holds the largest single herd of Boran cattle in the world.

True to its origins as a working cattle ranch, Ol Pejeta still maintains a herd of 6, beef cattle. These purebred Boran cattle are widely renowned as the hardiest breed in Africa, and produce high quality beef with low quality forage. They are perfect for the Ol Pejeta habitat, as they are also very ‘bush savvy’ and stick together as a herd.

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