Philippine Native

Varieties: Batanes Black, Batangas, Ilocos, Iloilo

Originating from Chinese and Mexican cattle the Philippine Native is used primarily for milk and as a draft animal. The males of this breed will exhibit a small hump. The mature body weight in the females is 280 - 300 kg.

Reference:

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

Photographs:

R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University


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Added November 21, 1996