About Brigasca Chickens
are a local breed whose name is linked to the border territory between Liguria,
Piedmont and Provence. They are descended from the Frabosana breed and likely
crossbred with Langhe sheep. The Brigasca is a rustic animal, perfectly adapted
to the traditional rearing system of a minimum of six months in alpine
are used for milk and meat. Their milk is used to produce three different kinds
of cheese: Sora, Toma, and Brus. All are made with techniques and tools bound
to the ancient tradition of transhumance.
photo source: Agraria.org.