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Pohjoissuomenkarja - cow - Finland

Pohjoissuomenkarja
(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name):
• Northern Finncattle
(local/other name):
• Lapinlehmä
• Pohjois-Suomolainen Karja (PSK)
• Pohjoissuomen Karja
also named (English):
North Finncattle
• North Finnish
also named (Swedish):
• Nordfinsk

The Pohjois-Suomolainen Karja (PSK) is an authentic breed whose arrival to northern Finland is thought to be due to the migration of the Sami people — who either brought the cattle from the south of Finland — or — from Sweden and Norway.

The three Finncattle breeds are:
• the West Finncattle
• the North Finncattle
• the East Finncattle

(Finnish) suomalaiset = Finns

Karelia (Karjala in Finnish) is an area currently divided between Russia and Finland.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Finland and read about other Finnish cattle breeds.

The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference to see other breeds of cattle in the world.