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Guadiana Spotted - heifer - Portugal

Guadiana Spotted
(historical breed name)

(local/other name):
• Malhado de baixo Guadiana

The Guadiana Spotted was a local name used as recently as 1995 for a color variety of the Mertolenga.

The town of Mértola is in the Parque Natural do Vale do Guadiana. Mertolenga with a spotted coat color can be found mostly on the left bank of the Guadiana River in Baixo Alentejo.


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

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