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Alpine Hérens - heifer - France/Switzerland

Alpine Hérens (aka la race Alpine Hérens) is now a historical breed name for the Swiss Hérens found in France. As of 2017, the most common name used is simply Hérens and the transboundary/brand name is Swiss Hérens.

Valdotaine Chatagnée (aka Valdôtaine Chatagnée):

This has been used incorrectly as a breed name for the Swiss Hérens found in France. Valdotaine Chatagnée is another name for the Aosta Chestnut.

Valdôtain is a dialect (patois) spoken in the Aosta Valley of Italy which is bordered to the west by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and to the north by Valais, Switzerland (origination of the Hérens breed).

chatagnée = chestnut


You can also go to:

The Cow Wall® of France

My Daily Cow® France and read about other French cattle breeds.