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Witrik - cow - The Netherlands

Witrik
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Witrug
also named (English):
• Colorsided white back
• Dutch Whitebacked
(historical breed name):
Aalstreep
Ruggelde

The Witrik is a color-sided variety of Dutch cattle.

The Witrik has a classic color pattern that is highly hereditary. When crossed with other individual breeds – the pattern is transmitted.

Witrik color-sided patterns range from predominately colored and white-backed – to – white with color-sided spotting.

Witrik colors also vary, they can be:
• black
• red
• blue
• fawn (occasionally)

(Dutch) witrug = white back

This page was last updated on: 2020-04-24


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