Transhumance in Portugal and Spain

Lead image: A transhumant flock [CC BY-SA 4.0 by CamDib]

This article explores the rich history of transhumance in Portugal and Spain.

TRANSHUMANCE : A type of pastoralism dependent on the seasonal movement of livestock herds between summer and winter pastures. Derived from Latin ‘trans’ (across) and ‘humus’ (ground).

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The 6 Native Portuguese Goat Breeds

This post examines the key traits and history of the native Portuguese goat breeds. Portugal has six recognised indigenous goats, each with unique looks, temperament and purpose.

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