Story: Exotic farm animals

Buffalo leather

Buffalo leather

Water buffalo leather is used for making a wide variety of products, including jackets, upholstery, bags, wallets and gloves. These key rings and coasters were made with leather from the Flock House water buffalo herd.

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Jim Esson, 'Exotic farm animals - Water buffaloes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2022)

Story by Jim Esson, published 24 Nov 2008