(most common name in English and states of Goiás and Tocantins in Brazil)
(most common name):
• Curraleiro-Pé Duro
• Corral crioulo
• Crioulo nordestino
• Pé duro
• Pé duro Crioulo
local/other name (English):
• Corral Criollo
• Hard Hoof Criollo
The Curraleiro descends from Criollo cattle.
In Brazil, intermediate crossbred cattle using zebu and European/Criollo cattle are called azebuados. During the 19th century, the Curraleiro was bred extensively to zebu cattle.
Zebu Y chromosomes are reported in the Curraleiro, however, according to a microsatellite study this admixture is less evident than in other Brazilian Criollo breeds.
Past Curraleiro azebuado strains included:
• Angola (extinct)
• Guademar (extinct)
• Javanês (extinct)
• Malabar (extinct)
(Portuguese) azebuados = crossbred zebu cattle
This page was last updated on: 2021-07-02
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