Saanen

  • Origin - Saanen Valley of Switzerland.
  • Type - Dairy breed.
  • Hair - Short and fine hair that is white or light cream in color, with white preferred.
  • Face/Ear Type - Straight or slightly dished face, and ears that are erect and alertly carried, preferably pointed forward.
  • Important Traits - Heavy milkers, rugged bone, and vigor.  Saanens are sensitive to excessive sunlight and perform best in cooler conditions.

Saanen


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