oa Journal of the South African Veterinary Association - Studies in native animal husbandry. 5. lndigenous cattle in the Transkeian territories

Volume 3, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1019-9128
  • E-ISSN: 2224-9435



In the district of Elliotdale in the Transkeian territories lives a section of the Ama-Bomvana tribe of Kaffirs and the chief of this section of the Bomvana is Ngubezulu, the son of Gwebindlala. Ngubezulu has in his possession, in safe keeping for his tribe, a definite type of so-called Sacred Cattle called Bolowana Cattle, and sometimes referred to by the natives as Izankayi.

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