About Bionda dell'Adamello Goats
Bionda dell'Adamello goats are from the northern Italian Region of
Lombardia. They got their name from the color of their hair - Bionda in Italian
means Fair - and from the mountain "Adamello" which is part of the
Bionda dell'Adamello goats appear to be of ancient origin. A
painting from about 1760 by the Milanese painter Francesco Londonio shows a
Bionda dell'Adamello goat.
Bionda dell'Adamello goats are used for milking, for cheese
production; usually Fatuli and the Mascarpi cheese. They are noted for
producing around 350 kilos of milk with 3.2% of fats and 2.96% of proteins. In
some management, milk production can reach 500 kilos.
Bionda dell'Adamello goat’s hair is very long
and light brown. Their ears are white as well as the second thighs under the
hock and the knee, the inside of the thighs and the abdomen. In order to belong
to the Bionda dell' Adamello breed standard, the goat must have two parallel
white strips on its snout.