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Country of origin Italy: Tuscany
Use Mainly for beef
Coat Red, black round the eyes, slate-grey skin
Horn status Horned

The Pontremolese is a cattle breed from Tuscany in central Italy. 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.[1]


  1. ^ 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.