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Serrano -cow- Argentina

(local/other name)

(most common name)
(transboundary/brand name):
local/other name (Spanish):
• Crioulo de las Sierras
• Tipo eumétrico
local/other name (English):
• Altiplano Criollo
Bolivian Altiplano Criollo
• Criollo of the Altiplano
• Peruvian Criollo
Peruvian Sierra Criollo

The Serrano is bred in the southwest of Salta (a province in northwest Argentina) and is the best developed type of both the Sierra Criollo and the Argentine Criollo.

The Salta province surrounds parts of the Andes Mountains, the Yungas forests and the semi-arid lowland plain region known as Gran Chaco (also called Dry Chaco, the Chaco Plain).

(Spanish) Serrano = Highlander

This page was last updated on: 2023-05-20

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