The Vrahicheros or Vrahicheratiki breed (Short Horn) belongs to the Illyrian short horn cattle group, for centuries the most common bovine form in the Balkans

The “Greek Vrahicheratiki Breeders Association” was formed in 2016 with the aim of recording and monitoring the breed’s population, and implementing breeding programs.


Morphological Traits

Their overall external features suggest they are unimproved dairy type cattle. The breed is short statured

Productivity traits


Classified as ‘Not at Risk’ (2019).


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