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.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
R. E. McDowell, Professor Emeritus of International Animal Science, Cornell University, and provided by Paul O. Brackelsberg, Professor of Animal Science, Iowa State University