The origin of this Italian breed from the province of Naples (Vesuvio and Lattari Mounts) is unknown. The number of heads has decreased in the latest decades. Very rustic breed.
Height at the withers:
- Male: 80 cm
- Female: 72 cm
- Male: 60-65 kg
- Female: 50-55 kg
The coat is black with limited light red areas or dark red with lighter areas; short hair. Small sickle-shaped horns.
It used to be reared mainly for fresh milk. Meat production: the kid slaughter at 9-12 kg.
The Napoletana goat (photo RARE - www.assonapa.com)