Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Poitou Goats
Also Known As: Poitevin
The Poitou is a dairy breed found in western France. These animals are usually polled and have long hair coats. In coloration, they are black-brown with a pale underbelly and legs. The breed is rare.
Reference:Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.Photographs:Reynald Clapisson