Galician Blond cattle

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A Galician Blond cow

The Galician Red (Spanish: Rubia Gallega, Galician: Rubia Galega) is a breed of cattle native to the region of Galicia, Northern Spain. Also named for its color, its coat varies from cream to golden red.[1]

The Galician Red is primarily a beef cattle breed,[2] although its milk has traditionally been used in the production of Tetilla cheese.[3] Its breed registry has existed since 1933,[2] and some crossbreeding with Simmental, Brown Swiss and South Devons may have occurred sporadically in the 1900s.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Breeds of Livestock - Galician Blond". Oklahoma State University Dept. of Animal Science. 
  2. ^ a b "Domestic Animal Diversity Information System". FAO. 
  3. ^ Fletcher, Janet (June 15, 2006). "A cheese to please those who like it mild". The San Francisco Chronicle.