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Breeds of Livestock - Finnish Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Finnish Cattle


Also known by: Suomenkarja, Suomalainen Karja, Finsk (Swedish), Finncattle

This polled dairy breed is found throughout Finland. The varieties include East Finnish (red and white), North Finnish (white) and West Finnish (red).



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

We are currently searching for additional information of this breed. Submission information.


Miina Äkkijyrkkä, SKATA, 00980 Helsinki, FINLAND miina.akkijyrkka@kolumbus,fi


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