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Breeds of Livestock - Turkish Grey Steppe Cattle

Breeds of Livestock - Turkish Grey Steppe Cattle

Turkish Grey Steppe

Also known by: Boz Step, Plevne, Pleven, Plevna, Thracian, Turkish Grey

Found in north western Turkey this breed is a tri-purpose breed kept for milk and meat as well as being used as a work animal. They are of the Grey Steppe type and originated from the Iskar breed of Bulgaria.




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


Prof. Dr. M. Ihsan SOYSAL and Research Asst. Emel ÖZKAN, Trakya University, Agriculture Faculty, Dept. of. Animal Sci., Tekirdag/TURKEY


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