Mahbere-Slassie

Synonyms: 
The Monastery
Main Location: 
Maintained within the territories of an orthodox christian Monastry in is olation for over three centuries.
Origin: 
The herd was established at the initiation of the monastry in the middle of the 17th century (about 1630), from religious donations of breeding cattle from the area as well as far off places. It is belived that at least breed types from the vicinity were involved in the creation of this herd; The Dembia, the Barca (Rutana) and the Felata (Red Bororo)
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