Arado

Special Characteristics: 
Coat colour is variable between plain and patchy pattern; usually red with light to dark shades; red-pied and black-pied are common; plain black, brown, grey and white coats also occur; hump is thoracic to cervico-thoracic, and small to medium in size; body has good depth and length; well developed dewlap; docile; very good work animal, and also used for meat; milk yield is low (Rege and Tawah, 1999).
Group: 
Main Location: 
Inhabits the highlands of Eritrea (from Seheir in the south-east to parts of Akale-Guzay and Seraye in the north), and adjacent parts of northern Ethiopia, including northern Shire, Adwa and parts of Agame (Rege and Tawah, 1999).
Origin: 
Developed out of interbreeding of Barka and other zebu from northern Ethiopia with adjacent Abyssinian Sanga (Danakil and Raya-Azabo).
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