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Sivo dalmatinsko govedo Cattle, Dalmatian Grey

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Status: Vulnerable

Country: Croatia

Home or breeding tract: Dalmatia

Morphological characteristics

Body colour: Grey

Horns: Short and light horns

Morphomtric parameters

Body weight: Adult male 400 kg, female 325 kg

Height at withers: Male 125 cm, female 119 cm

Remarks: Indigenous native cattle breed which has been improved with Tyrol Grey cattle (Austria). This cattle breed tolerates high and cold temperatures. Breed is adapted to the local environment (karst region). Well adapted to extremely extensive conditions, strong hooves.

References

Stojanović S., 2009, “Rare Breeds and Varieties of the Balkan,” Atlas, Waltraud Kugler Monitoring Institute for Rare Breeds and Seeds in Europe: 128-16. [Web Reference]

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