Red Chittagong cattle are one of the renowned varieties of cattle livestock in the world. It is indigenous and most potential type of domestic animal genetic resource in Bangladesh. It is one of the improved and promising varieties of cattle in the country. This variety is now at the stage of extinct. It is mainly originated in the greater Chittagong district of southern Bangladesh. It is found throughout the district, especially in Satkania, Anawara, Raozan, Hathazari, Chandanaish and Patiya upazilas.
RCC differ from other indigenous breeds by their red coat color. The color is deep red to light brick-red to yellowish red to whitish red. The color of other parts of the body like horn, hoof, ears, eyeball, eyebrow, vulva and tail switch are also red.