The origin of this breed is unknown; it is spread in Medium-High Valtellina, Valmalenco and Valchiavenna (province of Sondrio - Lombardia). It has a lot of morphological features similar to Alpina Comune. Gentle temperament.
The coat is made up of short thick beige hair shading to grey and peculiar black streaks on the head and on the toes, in the sub-caudal area and on the breastbone. About Pedula breed there are two types: the classical type with black chamois shades and a second type (Mogna) with white or whitish shades. Sabre-shaped horns are present in both sexes. A dairy breed.
Pedula (photo www.associazionerare.it)
The Pedula goat (photo Luigi Brambilla www.associazionerare.it)