Afrikaner cattle were developed from the native Hottentot
cattle of the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.
Afrikaners are medium-sized cattle with loose skin and
large drooping ears. Bulls have the typical Zebu hump. They vary from a light
tan to a deep cherry red. They have creamy white horns. Afrikaners are
low-maintenance, heat-tolerant, and well adapted to withstand harsh conditions.
They have a good temperament and are easier to handle than most Brahman-derived