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Also Known By: Zante


This breed is found in the portion of Greece bordering the Ionian Sea. Used for both meat and milk production, the Zakynthos is usually white but some individuals can be found with black spots on the head. The males maybe horned or polled and the females are polled. This breed might of been developed from the Bergamasca.




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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