Red mediterranean Goats

About Red mediterranean GoatsAbout Red mediterranean Goats

Red Mediterranean, or Rosa Mediterranea, Goats originally came from central-eastern Mediterranean, particularly Syria. They have a reddish-brown coat. They are mainly bred for milk for making cheese.   

Rossa Mediterranea, or Derivata di Siria, Goats are from the Mediterranean island of Sicily, in southern Italy. They were derived from Siria or Mambrina, Goats. They are raised mainly in Sicily, but also in Basilicata and Calabria in southern mainland Italy.

Rossa Mediterranea Goats are a milk breed. Their milk production is approximately 570 kg with an average of 4.11% fat and 3.53% protein, and is used predominantly forcheese-making.

They have a light red coat, possibly white pied; with long thick hair. The genders have horns.

Their total numbers are estimated at about 56,000.