The Mirandesa (aka Berciana in Spanish; Raça Bovina Mirandesa and Ratinha in Portuguese) was originally developed as a strong working breed in northeastern Portugal under harsh weather and land conditions.
Used for both work and beef, the Mirandesa is now chosen more for its beef qualities.
You can also go to:
The Cow Wall® of Portugal
The Cow Wall® of Spain
My Daily Cow® Portugal and Spain and read about other Portuguese and Spanish cattle breeds.