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Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Landrace Goats

Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Landrace Goats

Swedish Landrace

Also Known As: Svensk Lantras

The Swedish Landrace is found in northern Sweden.  They are kept primarily for milk production which is then used to make goat-cheese and other products with. It is a tasty milk with a high fat content.  The Swedish Landrace can be either polled or horned and is seen in colorations of black, brown or white.  The hair on this breed is usually long.

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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.

Anette Eriksson, Luleå, Sweden

Photographs:
Irwing Johanson, Rural Development & Swedish Farm Dairy Assosiation, Sweden

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Added January 12, 1998, updated March 18, 2004

 

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