About Rendena Cattle
|Rendena - Cows (photo Andrea Collini)|
The area of origin is
Rendena Valley (Trentino). Today this breed is mainly spread in the provinces
of Padua, Trento , Vicenza, Verona and other northern Italy provinces. Very
rustic, it is suitable to the most difficult grazing areas or in the mountains.
Herd book since 1976, it is now slightly increasing after the 80s decrease. It
is a very long lasting breed indeed.
Coat color: different
shades of brown, darker almost black in the bulls. Harmonious animals;
medium-small size and height; straight hair, mulina line with lighter dorsal
stripe. Black mucosa, black wide muzzle with white shade. Light
horns with black and white tips. Height: 130 cm; weight: 500-550 kg. Ivory
hairs in the auricles.
Either suitable for milk
and meat, prevailing milk though, with an average production of over 46 q. with
minimum quantity of concentrates even in difficult grazing areas.
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