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The Valais Blackneck goat breed from southern Switzerland is utilized for the production of meat and milk. It is characterized by black forequarters and white hindquarters and long hair.

Also Known by: Valaisan a col noir, Walliser Schwarzhals, Schwarzweisse Walliser Sattelziege, Vallesana del collo nero, Vallese, Chevre des Glaciers, Valais Blackthroat

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Comments (16)

Ladush on November 9, 2010

Белый верх, темный низ...ммм, то есть, наоборот:)) Очень весело!

Mahdi Kalhor on November 12, 2010

Fantastic color! I never seen before.


All the best from Iran, Mahdi

TheVidaniel on November 13, 2010

Super colors, very nice seen.Excellent photo. LIKE!!!!!, Daniel.

Mehmet Güçlü on November 16, 2010

very nice picture

  • I LIKE it

best wishes, OLYMPIST

anaberdi on November 17, 2010

Lovely and curious shot....LK 6

regards Ana

Viktor Shibanov on November 18, 2010

Непонятно что,но интересно! Л Наверное козе-овца?...А? Константин

Konstantin Khrapko on November 18, 2010

Или козлотур? Искандеровский... Пожалуй, так и назовем. Спасибо за подсказку!

Nadia Kushnir on November 19, 2010

Какие смешные!

Marinka on November 24, 2010

Здорово! Такую зверюгу и зимой хорошо видно и летом. ;))))

foto32 on December 9, 2010


Tomros on December 23, 2010

Do you really want answer?

The question should be How? (a bear and sheep?)

Konstantin Khrapko on March 30, 2011

Well, Tom, how is a technical question... Modern biology or old fashion selection, you know. I think your suggestion is excellent. But WHY? This is what fascinates me. What was the purpose? Aren't you intrigued too?

kriszta13 on January 26, 2012

Why not? ;-))

janamare26 on February 29, 2012

Modern time...In any case,excellent shot.Like.Best wishes,Mirjana

May M. B. (Swissmay) on April 15, 2012

Konstantin, very nice photo! Why are there so many different kinds of dogs? If you know this answer, you'll have the answer to your question about the 'Walliser Schwarzhalsziegen', I guess ;)) May

Konstantin Khrapko on October 4, 2012


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 2, 2010
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Konstantin Khrapko
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ18
    • Taken on 2008/07/09 18:53:44
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 11.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.66 EV
    • No flash