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Kumamoto 熊本種 - bull - Japan

(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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