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Japanese Red 褐毛和種 - cow -Japan

Japanese Red
(local/other name)

(most common name):
Japanese Brown
(local/other name):
Akage Washu

The Japanese Red is another name for the Japanese Brown. This breed was standardized in 1930. Breed registration started in 1939 and official recognition was in 1944.

(Japanese) akage = red hair, redhead

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.