Amiata is a breed of cattle that originated in the mountainous Amiata region of Italy. They are known for their hardiness and resistance to disease, as well as their ability to thrive in harsh and mountainous regions. They are medium-sized animals, with a distinctive dark brown color, and short horns. They are known for their high milk production, especially during the summer months, and good milk quality. They are also used for drought purposes and as a source of meat. The breed is well-suited to survive in rugged and mountainous regions, which makes them well-suited for the climate of Amiata region. Due to their ability to survive in harsh conditions, they are considered as a hardy breed and well-suited for extensive farming. They are considered as a rare and endangered breed, conservation efforts are being made to preserve the breed.