(most common name)
also named (English):
• Japanese Brown
• Japanese Red
The Kumamoto is a strain of the Japanese Brown that has more Simmental blood.
The Kumamoto is larger than the Kochi and is a unicolor of light brown with a fawn to reddish tinge.
The Kumamoto matures earlier than the Kochi, but their beef is less marbled.
This page was last updated on: 2020-04-24
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