Kenana

Synonyms: 
Rufaai El Hoi, Rufaai El Sherik, Fung, Gezira, White Nile, Northern Riverain or Northern Province.
Subgroup: 
North Sudan Zebu
Special Characteristics: 
Nomadic cattle of northern Sudan with good dairy type characteristics and uses. Also used for beef and traction.
Main Location: 
The traditional habitat of the Kenana is Blue Nile province, namely the east of the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile at Khartoum, and south-east to the Ethiopian border as well as south of Khartoum.
Origin: 
Descended from the first zebu introduction into Africa from West Asia. Remained largely with semi-nomadic pastoralists in northern Sudan. Gradually they have given rise to strains of Fung Kenana and White Nile Kenana.
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