(most common name):
• Valdostana Castana
• Razza Valdostana castana
also named (French):
• Valdôtaine châtaigne
also named (Valdôtain):
• Valdotaine Chatagnée
• Valdôtaine Chatagnée
The Aosta Chestnut is identical to the Hérens.
The Aosta Chestnut is bred to consistently have a reddish ‘chestnut’ coat. Like the Hérens, they are also used in cow-fight competitions.
NOTE: Valdôtain is a dialect (patois) spoken in the Aosta Valley of Italy which is bordered to the west by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France and to the north by Valais, Switzerland (origination of the Hérens breed).
(Valdôtain) chatagnée = chestnut
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.