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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. 1988


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