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Kuchinoshima - cow - Japan

Kuchinoshima
口之島牛
(most common name)

(local/other name):
• Kuchinoshima-Ushi
• Kuchino-shima Gyu
also named (English):
• Kuchinoshima wild cattle

Kuchinoshima wild cattle is one of the two breeds considered to be authentic to Japan. Originally domesticated, Kuchinoshima cattle became wild after escaping from farms in 1918.


You can also go to:

My Daily Cow® Japan and read about other Japanese cattle breeds.

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