Italians breeds

Goat of Montecristo
Italian breeds of goats

Origin and diffusion

It is spread on the isle of Montecristo (Tuscany). It is not local but it derives from Roman goats of medieval times, then crossbred with domestic goats. It is now grown wild, no longer applied for production.

Morphological and economic characteristics

Height at the withers:
- Male: 70 cm
- Female: 55 cm
- Male: 33-50 kg

It has a typical wild coat shading from light brown to a varied reddish, bearing a pattern on the head and a dark dorsal line. Short-haired coat. Well developed horns in both sexes.

Montecristo Goats of Montecristo

Montecristo - Tuskany

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