About Cabannina Cattle
This breed comes
from the Ligurian Appennine (the provinces of La Spezia and Genoa), Italy; and
is at risk of extinction.
Since 1985 the
Registry Office of autochthonous cattle breeds and ethnic groups of limited
diffusion has been founded, in order to protect those Italian cattle breeds at
risk of extinction and to safeguard this genetic heritage. Among them there are
the following breeds: Agerolese, Bianca Val Padana (Modenese), Burlina, Cabannina,
Calvana, Cinisara, Garfagnina, Modicana, Mucca Pisana, Pezzata Rossa d’Oropa,
Pinzgau, Pontremolese, Pustertaler, Reggiana, Sarda, Sardo-Modicana, Varzese.
Their coat is
plain dark brown with a hedge of lighter hairs along the dorsal line.
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