(most common name):
local/other name (English):
• Red Astrakhan
The Kalmyk is a Turano-Mongolian breed.
The Kalmyk is found in the most western part of southeast Russia — on the steppes around the Volga and Don rivers near the Caspian Sea.
Turano-Mongolian, in reference to cattle, refers to a distinctive skull formation that includes:
• a wedge-shaped skull
• a depression on the frontal bone
• a narrow crown
• horns growing straight-up
This page was last updated on: 2023-05-18
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