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Friuli-Simmental - heifer calf - Italy

Friuli-Simmental
(local/other name in English)

(most common name):
Pezzata rossa italiana
(transboundary/brand name):
• Italian Red Spotted
(local/other name):
• Simmental Friulana
also named (English):
• Improved Friuli
Italian Red Pied
• Italian Simmental
• Red Pied Friuli

The Friuli-Simmental is bred mainly in the region of Friuli in northeast Italy.

The original Friuli (also named Friulana in Italian; Friauler in German; Red Friuli in English) was a large red-colored draft breed that had a high percentage of Steppe cattle blood in its composition. As a separate breed, the Friuli is now extinct.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Italy and read about other Italian cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.