Red Fulani cattle
are found from Mali
and northern Nigeria
They are reddish-brown in colour with long lyre shaped horns, and of the Sanga
type, intermediate between Zebu
and humpless cattle, with cervico-thoracic humps, though they appear more Zebu than most Sanga cattle. They are able to withstand heat, ticks, insect bites and scarcity of water and feed. Local names of the breed include Brahaza, Djafoun (Cameroon), Fellata (Chad and Ethiopia), Fogha, Gabassaé, Gadéhé, Hanagamba, Kréda (Chad), Mbororo, Rahaza, Red Fulani, Red Longhorn.
The breed is used for milk and meat production by nomadic
herders in the arid Sahel