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Goat breeds: Valfortorina or Capra di Benevento

Goat breeds: Valfortorina or Capra di Benevento

Origin and diffusion

Italian breed in the state of a relic, bred in the surroundings of Benevento (Campania - Italy). It probably derives from the mingling between the local population and Maltese, Garganica and Alpina goats. About a hundred leaders present. The Registry has been activated in 2002.
Dual-purpose breed (kids slaughtered at 8-10 kg). Twinning is very high (sometimes even trigeminal parts).

Morphological and productive characteristics

Cut it: medium-large.
Head: long and heavy, generally hornless. Large, hanging ears.
Trunk: the transverse diameters are modest.
Pile:
dappled white and fawn color.
Height average at the withers:
- Males a. cm. 85
- Females a. cm. 75
Weight average:
- Males a. Kg. 70
- Females a. 60
Productions medium milk:
- multiple lt. 300-350


Capra Valfortorina (Atlas source of the indigenous breeds Cattle, horses, sheep and goats, pigs bred in Italy Daniele Bigi, Alessio Zanon - Edagricole)


Capra Valfortorina (Atlas source of the indigenous breeds Cattle, horses, sheep and goats, pigs bred in Italy Daniele Bigi, Alessio Zanon - Edagricole)

Goat of Valfortorina or Benevento breed (photo www.consdabi.org)

Goat of Valfortorina or Benevento breed (photo CNR archive)


Video: KILIMO BIASHARA SHOW. DAIRY GOATS REARING (October 2021).