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East Anatolian Red
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Doğu Anadolu Kirmizisi
• Doðu Anadolu Kýrmýzýsý
• Șarkî Anadolu kırmızı
local/other name (English):
• Eastern Red

The East Anatolian Red can be found in eastern and northeastern Anatolia, especially in the provinces of Kars, Ağrı and Erzurum. Coat colors are red, bay or grey-black.

The East Anatolian Red is of Caucasian origin and, besides milk, is also bred for research and to conserve genetic resources.

from 1982 - crossing with German Red, Brown Swiss and others promoted
from 1995 - crossing with Simmental promoted
2004 - East Anatolian Red officially registered

East Anatolian Red varieties include:
• Çildir
• Göle

The East Anatolian Red adapts well to a harsh climate. As of 2021, the risk level for this breed is unknown and no pouplation count is given in DAD-IS.

This page was last updated on: 2023-08-23

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