The Reggiana is found in the province of Reggio Emilia, Italy. They are red to yellow-brown
in color with light muzzle and black-tipped horns. Adult males weigh on average 650
kg and females 500 kg with an average wither height of 145 cm and 140 cm respectively.
The milk from this breed is popular for cheese making due to the high levels of k-casein
B allele in its milk and for its reproductive qualities and good adaptation to marginal
Contact: Provincial Breeders Association; Reggio Emilia 421, Via Bojardi 4/a; Italy
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.