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Gascon - heifer - France

Gasconne
(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name):
• Gascon
(local/other name):
• La race Gasconne

The Gasconne is thought to have originated in the Gascony area of southwestern France.

Two varieties were merged into a single herdbook in 1955:
à muqueuses noires = with black mucosae (mucous membrane)
aréolé = areola (a small circular area)


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® France and read about other French cattle breeds.

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