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Carinthian Blond - cow - Austria

Carinthian Blond
(transboundary/brand name)

(most common name):
Kärntner Blondvieh
(local/other name):
• Lavanttaler
• Mariahofer
• Mariahofer-Lavanttaler
(historical breed name):
• Austrian Blond

The Carinthian Blond is a composite of Mariahofer, Lavanttaler and other local strains from the Carinthian Basin. There is also influence of the Hungarian Grey.

Carinthia is the southernmost state of Austria.

NOTE: The names Carinthian Blond and Waldviertler Blondvieh (two breeds closely related but conserved separately) have superseded the now historical breed name of Austrian Blond.

This page was last updated on: 2019-01-15

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