Found in the regions of Maremma, Tuscany and Latium in Italy, the Maremmana is primarily raised for meat production althought it was formerly also used as a draft animal. The calves are born red and turn grey as they reach maturity. The bulls have long, open-lyre horns and the females have cresent shaped horns.

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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Added May 28, 2002