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Breeds of Livestock - Andalusian Grey Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Andalusian Grey Cattle

Andalusian Grey

Also known by: Cárdena Andaluza (Spanish)

The Andalusian Grey is a rare strain of the Andalusian Black with blue roan coloration.  The breed is found in the mountains of North Córdoba and North Huelva in Spain.  The Spanish government has sponsored a herd of these cattle in Badajoz in an attempt to prevent their extinction.

Reference:
Genus Bos: Cattle Breeds of the World, 1985, MSO-AGVET (Merck & Co., Inc.), Rahway, N.J.

Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.

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