Like the Marchigiana
, Romagnola were brought to Italy
in the fourth century
A.D. by the Goth tribes
, where they were bred with native Chianina
and grew accustomed to the rough terrain along Italy
's Adriatic coast
. However, while the Marchigiana
are thought to have Asiatic
lineage, the Romagnola are believed to posess partially Indian
ancestry (the Goths
wandered around quite a lot, and brought their livestock
As a result of their disparate genetic composition, the Romagnola are well-suited to most climates and environments, and are capable of sustaining beef production and herd growth in any number of circumstances.
This node is part of Tem42's list of cattle breeds, entitled, simply, cattle.