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Breeds of Livestock - Finnish Landrace Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Finnish Landrace Goats

Finnish Landrace

finngoat.jpgAlso Known As: Suomenvuohi

The Finnish Landrace is found primarily in western Finland.  They are kept primarily for milk production.  Both polled and horned individuals are found.  The usual color is white but they are also found in gray or pied.  The length of the hair varies.

finngoat2.jpgReference:
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Photographs:
Kirsti Määttänen, biologist, Finland 


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