The Bionda dell’Adamello Goat originates in the northern part of Italy. It descends from the breed of goats called alpine. And its name is due to the color of its coat “Bionda” in Italian means “blond” and “adamello” means “of the mountain”. Therefore the translation of her name is “Blonde Mountain Goat”.
Characteristics of Bionda dell’Adamello Goat:
The Bionda dell’Adamello Goat This breed is large, the male of this species weighs between 70 and 75 kg. And the female weighs between 55 and 60 kg.
It has particular characteristics that on the face have two parallel white stripes.
The coat of this breed is light brown or dark with yellow shades, it is abundant and long. And the legs are white.
The ears are short and brown. They measure between 7 and 10 cm. Long.
The females of this breed come to produce between 2 to 3.5 kilos of milk per day and are breastfeeding for about 5 months, which runs from November to March after the weaning of goats. They are raised in extensive grazing, as well as in farms with stables. In the spring and summer season, farmers usually bring this breed to graze this race to places with an altitude up to 2,500 meters above sea level, as long as there are no cold weather conditions.
In this race the male is the one that has bunches, which are large, raised upwards and with a certain curvature to finish with a certain straight line, are thick and strong.
The Bionda dell’Adamello Goat feeds on forage, pasture, and farmers must feed it with certain proteins to ensure excellent milk production.
The Bionda dell’Adamello Goat is a multi-purpose breed, raised by the production of its milk as they reach to produce between 350 kilos and 500 kilos. And of their milk, they produce 2 typical cheeses which are the fatuli and the mascarpi.
And the second reason they produce this species is by producing their flesh. Although some breeders raise it for the production of wool.
The Bionda dell’Adamello Goat can be found herds made up of 15 or 20 individuals of this species.
|Goat name||Bionda dell’Adamello Goat|
|Other Name||Adany or bionda|
|Goat Purpose||Meat and milk|
|Coat color||Light brown or dark brown with yellow flashes|
|Weight||55 to 75 Kg|
|Climate Tolerance||All climates|
|Country of Origin||Italy|