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Galega - cow - Portugal

(local/other name)

(most common name):
(transboundary/brand name):
• Minhota
(local/other name):
• Raça Bovina Galega

Galega’ is a local name used by some breeders of the Spanish Galician cattle that originated in what is now the historical Minho province of Portugal.

However, Minhota is today the most common and transboundary name used for this breed.

You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Portugal and read about other Portuguese cattle breeds.

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