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Setifienne -cow- Algeria

(most common name)

local/other name (English):
• Setifienne

The Sétifienne is a variety of the Brown Atlas found in the mountainous areas of the Sétif province in northeastern Algeria, and also in Jijel province on the eastern Mediterranean coast.

The Sétifienne is able to utilize coarse forage and is well adapted to restricted food resources, harsh climate conditions and rough terrain for walking.

The Sétifienne is also resistant to disease, parasites and insects.

The Sétifienne is described as:
• blackish coat
• chestnut eel-stripe down the spine
• white muzzleband
• black eyelids
• long tail (sometimes drags on the ground)

Setifienne -heifer calf- Algeria

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

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