Breeds of Livestock, Department of Animal Science
Breeds of Livestock - Swedish Landrace Goats
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.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
Anette Eriksson, Luleå, SwedenIrwing Johanson, Rural Development & Swedish Farm Dairy Assosiation, Sweden