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