Also Known As: Poitevin
The Poitou is a dairy breed found in western France. These animals are usually polled and have long hair coats. In coloration, they are
black-brown with a pale underbelly and legs. The breed is rare.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.