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Breeds of Livestock - Pyrenean Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Pyrenean Goats

Pyrenean

Also Known As: Pyrénéenne

The Pyrenean goat breed is found in the French and Spanish Pyrenees and the Cantabrian mountains of Spain.  It is kept for both milk and meat production.  They are usually dark brown or black with a paler belly and feet.  The Pyrenean can be either polled or horned and usually has long hair.

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