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About Vaca Toposa or Vaquilla CattleVaca Toposa or Vaquilla

Vaca Toposa is a breed of cattle that is both hardy and majestic. Found in the arid regions of Africa, they have adapted to the harsh environment and are known for their ability to thrive in tough conditions. With their distinctive hump, they are easily recognizable, and their tan coats serve to camouflage them in their natural habitat. Vaca Toposa are medium-sized cattle with a sturdy build, and they are known for their strength and agility. They are able to navigate the rough terrain of their native habitat with ease and are excellent foragers, able to find food in even the most inhospitable of environments. This breed is also known for its docile and friendly nature, making them ideal for domestication. Whether on the range or in a more ...

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About Valdostana Pezzata Rossa CattleValdostana Pezzata Rossa

This is the autochthonous breed from Valle d’Aosta, where almost all heads are bred (85%). It is either for milk or meat, with a fairly good milk production considering the size of the animals (on average 500 kg alive), their frugality as well as their quite good meat production and good butchery yield.

There are three breeds which differ by their morphological characteristics, coat, milk and meat production and temperament. These are: Valdostana Pezzate Rossa, Valdostana Pezzata Nera and Castana. There are two genealogical books, one to register Valdostana and Pezzata Rossa heads and the other to register either Valdostana Pezzata Nera or Castana heads.

In 1937 the National Association of Valdostana Breeders ...

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About Vaneko CattleVaneko

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About Varzese CattleVarzese

This is the only autochthonous breed from Lombardia: its origin is around the Apennines situated in five regions, Lombardia, Emilia, Toscana, Liguria and Piedmont.

Today it is at serious risk of extinction. Probably it reached Italy following the barbarians during the sixth century. Actually it is known that the Longobards had brought dark golden red coated cattle into the Po Valley in the sixth century.

Since 1985 the Registry Office of autochthonous cattle breeds and ethnic groups of limited diffusion has been founded, in order to protect those Italian cattle breeds at risk of extinction and to safeguard this genetic heritage. Among them there are the following breeds: Agerolese, Bianca Val Padana (Modenese) ...

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About Vaynol CattleVaynol

The Vaynol (Welsh: Faenol) is one of the United Kingdom''s rarest breeds of cattle with less than 150 breeding animals registered. The breed is currently listed as “critical” on the Rare Breed Survival Trust list. There are currently three officially registered herds of Vaynol cattle existing in the United Kingdom. Together with the Chillingham and White Park cattle, the Vaynol is one of three horned breeds derived from ancient white parkland herds from Britain and Ireland. These park cattle were also the basis of a similar fourth breed, the polled British White.

This endangered breed is very similar to White Park cattle. Vaynol cattle are angular in appearance with curved hocks and a sloping rump. They can be white with black po ...

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About Vechoor cow CattleVechoor cow

The Vechoor cattle are a hardy breed that are well adapted to their native environment in the tropical regions of India. They are primarily found in the state of Kerala, where they are used for ploughing and transportation, as well as for dairy production. These cattle are characterized by their small size and distinctive hump on their back.

Vechoor cattle have a compact and muscular body, with a broad forehead and large nostrils. They come in a variety of colors, including black, red, white, and speckled. They are well known for their ability to resist disease and parasites, making them a popular choice for farmers in tropical regions.

One of the unique characteristics of the Vechoor breed is their ability to efficien ...

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About Vestland Fjord CattleVestland Fjord

The Vestland Fjord is a hardy breed of horse that originates from the rugged and mountainous coastal regions of Western Norway. These horses are known for their strength, endurance, and versatility, making them a popular choice for a variety of activities, including riding, driving, and farm work.

Vestland Fjord horses are characterized by their distinctive appearance, with a thick mane and tail and a short, stocky build. They come in a range of colors, including brown, gray, and black. They are known for their sure-footedness, making them ideal for mountainous terrain, and their good temperaments, making them well-suited for riding and training.

In addition to their versatility, Vestland Fjord horses are also known fo ...

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About Vianesa CattleVianesa

The Vianesa cattle is a hardy and adaptable breed of cattle that originates from the region of Navarra, in northern Spain. They are known for their ability to thrive in difficult climates and their ability to produce high-quality meat.

Vianesa cattle are medium-sized animals with a distinctive appearance, including a red or brown coat and long, curved horns. They are known for their good health and hardiness, as well as their ability to produce high-quality meat in a variety of climates.

In addition to their meat-production capabilities, Vianesa cattle are also known for their hardiness and adaptability. They are able to thrive in a variety of climates, from hot and dry to cold and wet, and are able to forage for food ...

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About Vorderwald CattleVorderwald

Vorderwald cattle ( also known as Vorderwälder Rind) are a dual-purpose breed raised for both meat and milk. Vorderwald cattle are very hardy and well-adapted to the rough mountain conditions of the Black Forest in Germany, like the related Hinterwald cattle breed. In 1544, the so-called “Wald Cattle” were mentioned for the first time. They were already differentiated between a bigger breed and a smaller breed.

The bigger breed is today’s Vorderwald cattle, and the smaller breed is today’s Hinterwald cattle. In 1896, a herd book was established. And after 1960 there was crossbreeding of this cattle breed with the Ayrshire cattle.

Today the number of Vorderwald cattle are gradually decreasing. There were only 4826 cows in ...

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About Vosges CattleVosges

Vosges cattle are a breed of cattle originating from the Vosges region of France. They are a hardy breed well-suited to the mountainous and hilly terrain of the Vosges region. Vosges cattle are primarily raised for meat production, and are known for their good meat quality and high yields. They are also used for dairy production in some areas, and are appreciated for their good milk yields and the quality of their milk. This breed is considered to be an important part of the agricultural heritage of the Vosges region, and is recognized by local organizations as a conservation breed. Vosges cattle are well-regarded by farmers and other industry stakeholders for their versatility, and for their ability to thrive in a variety of production sys ...

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