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Länsisuomenkarja - cow - Finland

Länsisuomenkarja
(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name):
• Western Finncattle
(local/other name):
• Länsi-Suomalainen Karja (LSK)
• Länsisuomalainenkarja
also named (English):
• Brown Finnish
• Red Finnish
West Finncattle
also named (Swedish):
• Västfinsk

The Länsisuomenkarja is believed to have ancestors that may have arrived in West Finland via Vikings or Finns from the south.

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.