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South and West Norwegian - heifer - Norway

South and West Norwegian
(historical breed name)

(local/other name):
• Sør og vestlandsfe

The South and West Norwegian was an amalgamation of the following local breeds of southwestern Norway:
• the Lyngdal
• the Westland Red Polled (Vestlandsk raukolle in Norwegian)
• the Westland fjord (also Vestland Fjord; Vestlandsk Fjordfe in Norwegian)

In 1989, conservation programs were started for the Vestlandsk fjordfe and the Vestlandsk raudkolle — both breeds have been restored. The Lyngdal has become extinct. The ‘South and West Norwegian’ has been retired as an amalgamation.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Norway and read about other Norwegian cattle breeds.

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