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Breeds of Livestock - Modicana Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Modicana Cattle


Also Known As: Olivastra modicana, Sicilian

The Modicana breed is found on the island of Sicily in Italy. Kept for their milk and meat production, they are of the Podolian type. The breed is dark red.

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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