Italians breeds

Orobica or Valgerola
Italian breeds of goats

Origin and diffusion

The Orobica is a breed of goat raised in the Bergamo Alps of northern Italy (provinces of Sondrio Como and Bergamo, Lombardy). Its origins are unknown.

Morphological and economic characteristics

Size: medium
Height at the withers:
- Male: 79 cm
- Female: 73 cm
- Male: 80 kg
- Female: 65 kg

Both sexes carry very long horns and erect ears. The coat is lustrous, composed of fine long hairs, with a colour varying from uniform ash-grey to violet-beige.
Uses: milk, meat.

Orobica or Valgerola Orobica or Valgerola

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