Also Known By:Bergamasker, Gigante di Bergamo, Bergamacia (Brazil)
The Bergamasca is found in the Lombardy region of Italy. It is the basic breed of
the lop-eared Alpine group and is polled. It is coarse wooled meat breed. The Bergamasca
is the foundation of the other lop-eared Alpine breeds and of Fabrianese, Pavullese,
Perugian Lowland and Zakynthos.
Mason, I.L. World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds. Third Edition. C.A.B. International.
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