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Leonese - heifer - Spain

Leonese
(most common name)
(transboundary/brand name)

(local/other name):
• leonesa
• Mantequera
• Raza Mantequera leonesa

The Leonese was an authentic breed of mountain cattle whose milk had exceptional fat content.

The Leonese, because of crossbreeding with Brown Swiss, is now listed as extinct.

(Catalan) mantequera = churn (verb: English)
(Spanish) mantequera = churn (verb: English)
(Spanish) mantequera = churn (noun: English)


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Spain and read about other Spanish cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.