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Alatauskaya - cow - Kazakhstan/Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan

Alatauskaya
(most common name in Kyrgyzstan)

(transboundary/brand name):
Ala-Tau
also named (Mongolian):
• Алатау
also named (Russian):
Alatau
• Ала-Тау корова

The Alatauskaya is the Russian and most common name used in Kyrgyzstan for the Ala-Tau.

Kyrgyzstan prizes their Alatauskaya cattle for their adaptability to the local weather conditions which consist of dry summers and severe winters.

In 2002, a Alatauskaya population of 824,000 was reported for Kyrgyzstan, however no population data has been reported since then.


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