Livestock (cattle)

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Livestock (cattle)

Breed of Cattle:

The Zebu cattle of Somaliland mainly belong to a group designated as a Small Zebu of Somaliland or Shorthorn (thoracic-humped) Zebu. Cattle from Somaliland are appreciated in Yemen, Oman and the United Arab Emirates markets of the Middle East counties.

Gender and age:

Both male (bulls) and female (cows) cattle are available. Cattle can be segmented by certain ages as desired; in months or years. Matured males are 6-8 years old (see photo uploads) and they considered grade one as per the grading system).


Sometimes males (bulls) are castrated. 


Live weight between 300-350kg and are considered grade one as per the grading system. 

Vaccination reports and local veterinary protocols and paperwork for export:

  • Animals for export are inspected, tested and vaccinated for certain diseases like Brucellosis, FMD, RVF, sheep and goat pox, LSD, CBPP, ORF, etc.
  • Which disease to vaccinate depends on the requirements of the importing countries
  • There is a quarantine system in place
  • There is a certification system in place that starts from the farm level to the final exit.

 Means of transportation:

Animals are transported in suitable crates. which are very strong to hold the animals and not give way during transportation and those crates have been tested on previous, small quantity deliveries. Almost all livestock shipments are by sea on specially designed and outfitted livestock vessels. Packing list for sea and air as they need to maximize but not compromise animal welfare. We take pride in making sure that livestock is treated humanely because most of our customers are concerned that they are processed in a Halal manner.  We are also concerned about their welfare on the journey.

The typical length of the journey to GCC countries is less than one week via ship. To most of those states, the voyage is less than 3 days. 

For air transport, pending on the quantity can be delivered via charter. and we have a partnership relationship with a charter cargo airline in the region.

More Information
Halal certification body Halal Permissible foods (Halal cert. not required)
Food Safety & Trade Certificates No
Suppliers Insight Horn Group
Countries Somalia
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