The Nisyros island cattle population was identified due to field research by “Amalthia”. Their origin is essentially unknown. These Anatolian cattle were described as primitive, of low productivity and economic significance.


Morphological Traits

The Nisyros cattle population displays features of both the steppe and short horn cattle types. They are classified as medium size cattle.

Productivity traits


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


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