Also Known By: Pezzata rossa d'Oropa
The breed is found in the region of Biella, Piedmont in Italy. They are a dual-purpose breed, a larger version of the Aosta breed with Simmental breeding also introduced. They are typically red pied with a white head.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.We are currently searching for photographs or slides of this breed. Additional submission information.