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NOUN   a zebu | zebus
зебу {м} [нескл.] [Bos taurus indicus]
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Translation for 'zebu' from English to Russian

зебу {м} [нескл.] [Bos taurus indicus]зоол.T
Usage Examples English
  • The savanna is graze by herds of introduced zebu.
  • Rice, manioc, corn, peanuts, vegetables and zebu breeding are the principal agricultural activities.
  • Among livestock, zebu account for most of the cattle, while pigs, sheep and poultry are also raised. Fishing is popular, and aquaculture has grown in importance.
  • In the arid southern and western interior where herding zebu is traditional, fresh or curdled zebu milk is often incorporated into vegetable dishes.
  • The list of species housed at the zoo in 1947 included a polar bear, African lions, dwarf zebu, rhesus monkeys, peacocks and the less exotic raccoon.
  • Red Sindhi cattle are also used for milk production in Brazil, but this race of zebu is not popular as others.
  • Rice, manioc, corn, peanuts, vegetables, zebu breeding are the principal agricultural activities.
  • Sacred zebu were kept in a sunken cattle pen ("fahimasina") to the west of the "kianja" courtyard before sacrifice at royal events such as circumcisions and the fandroana festival.
  • Another school of thought contends that these cattle originated from the Horn of Africa, present-day Ethiopia and Somalia, and that interbreeding between the short-horned zebu (which arrived in the Horn around the first millennium BC) and the ancient Hamitic Longhorn and/or "B.
  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP – also known as lung plague), is a contagious bacterial disease that afflicts the lungs of cattle, buffalo, zebu, and yaks.
  • After the arrival of the newcomers (see below), as growing population density necessitated higher crop yields, irrigated rice paddies emerged in Betsileo country by 1600 and were complemented with terraced paddies throughout the central highlands a century later. Zebu were introduced around 1000 by Bantu-speaking migrants from the African Great Lakes region (see below), who maintained large herds.
  • Most of these animals are of the humpbacked zebu breed.
  • Withers yokes are widely used in Africa and India, where zebu cattle are common.
  • An early example is the spread of domesticated zebu, a species of cattle, which originated in South Asia and was introduced to Mesopotamia and Arabia in 3000 BCE, then on to the central plains of Asia and China in 1500 BCE, and Africa by 600 BCE.
  • Zebu is split about evenly between African and South Asian breeds.
  • According to folk legend, the wild zebu cattle that roamed the Highlands were first domesticated for food in Imerina under the reign of Ralambo.
  • A feral population of zebu cattle is found in the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Female Indian aurochs contributed to the gene pool of zebu ("Bos indicus") between 5,500 and 4,000 years BP during the expansion of pastoralism in northern India.
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