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Also Known As: Poitevin


A black goat with white stripes on the face.

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.

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