(most common name)
• Grigia appeninica
• Modenese di Monte
• Razza Garfagnina
The Garfagnina is a Podolian breed.
The Garfagnina originated in the Apennine Mountains (Appennini in Italian) of Italy and was once a triple-purpose breed — used also for work but now raised only for milk and beef.
Podolian cattle breeds have calves born with a fawn to reddish coat that turns grey or white after about five months of maturing.
(Italian) Grigia appeninica = Grey Apennine
(Italian) Modenese di Monte = Modenese of the mountains
(Italian) Montanara = mountain
(Italian) Nostrana = local
You can also go to:
My Daily Cow® Italy and read about other Italian cattle breeds.
The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.