|Country of origin||Italy: Campania|
|Weight||Male: 650 kg|
|Female: 450 kg|
|Coat||Cows brown, bulls almost black; both with pale dorsal stripe|
The Agerolese is a breed of dairy cattle from the area of Agerola, Italy and is particularly associated with the Monti Lattari. It derives from cross-breeding of indigenous Podolica cattle with Italian Holstein-Friesian, Bruna Italiana and Jersey cattle. It is one of the sixteen minor Italian cattle breeds of limited diffusion recognised and protected by the Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali, the Italian ministry of agriculture.
At the end of 2011 a total population of 1092 head was reported, including 9 breeding bulls and 234 breeding cows.
- Breed description: Agerose. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, School of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, 1 March 2003. Archived 6 November 2008.
- Norme Tecniche del Registro Anagrafico delle razze bovine autoctone a limitata diffusione (Appendix 2 to DM di approvazione del Disciplinare del 20/12/2011; in Italian). Associazione Italiana Allevatori. Accessed July 2013.
- Breed data sheet: Agerolese/Italy. Domestic Animal Diversity Information System of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Accessed July 2013.
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