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Sardo-Modicana - cow - Italy

Sardo-Modicana
(most common name)
(transboundary/brand name)

(local/other name):
• Modicano-Sarda
• Oristanese
also named (English):
• Modica-Sardinian

The Sardo-Modicana is a locally developed Podolian breed.

The Sardo-Modicana is the result of crossbreeding improved Modicana cattle with local Sardinian cattle on the island of Sardinia.

Podolian cattle breeds have calves born with a fawn to reddish coat that turns grey or white after about five months of maturing.


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.