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Breeds of Livestock - Norwegian Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Norwegian Goats

Norwegian

Also Known As: Norsk, Norwegian Dairy

The Norwegian goat is found throughout Norway.  It is kept for both milk and meat production.  It is found in gray, blue, white or pied coloration.  The Norwegian also has long hair.

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

Jenny Burkins, Cornell, NY

Silje Lunden Jenssen


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Added January 12, 1998, updated August 1, 2003

 

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