Kastelorizo

 

History

The Kastelorizo cattle are relics of a population formerly bred in Kastelorizo and neighboring islets. The cattle are believed to derive from crosses of cattle arriving from the Turkish coast with cattle from other Aegean islands

 

Morphological Traits

The Kastelorizo population bears features of old indigenous Greek breeds utilized mainly for agricultural work.

Productivity traits

Population*

The population is classified as ‘Critical’ (2019).

 

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